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NASA observes the formation of one of the largest craters ever seen

The InSight lander of NASA has discovered one of the largest craters ever seen forming anywhere in the solar system

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NASA observed many larger craters while observing images and seismic data during the Mars mission, but this one is said to be the largest seen forming.

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NASA's InSight lander, which was nearing the end of its mission, recorded a magnitude 4 quake on Mars on December 24, 2021

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A meteoroid strike was later discovered to be the cause. It is thought to be one of the largest ever seen on Mars

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Meteoroids are space objects ranging in size from dust grains to small asteroids.

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Scientists noticed the new, yawning crater that formed after the meteoroid impact while examining before-and-after images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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