In this image taken July 15th, 2015, by ESA's Mars Express you can see the northwestern rim of Schiaparelli crater on Mars. This part of the rim is home to various impact craters, the big one in this image having a diameter of 42 kilometers. Schiaparelli crater itself has a diameter of 461 kilometers. Evidence for water (More on water on Mars here: https://goo.gl/XcwLKN) can be seen in the form of dark sediments that appear on the floor of Schiaparelli, resembling those deposited by evaporated lakes on Earth. The large basin is named for Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli (https://goo.gl/Dz6DTg).
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Perspective views of the 42 km-diameter crater in the rim of Schiaparelli crater:
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Image credit: On the rim of Schiaparelli crater ESA/DLR/FU Berlin http://goo.gl/BSSVRd CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO http://goo.gl/VzRVO3
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