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Mars Danielson Crater
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Mars Danielson Crater

August 7, 2012
Rhtymic patterns of sedimentary layering in Danielson Crater on Mars result from periodic changes in climate related to changes in tilt of the planet. This image was taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona