When an impact of a stellar object hits a larger surface, it leaves a crater.


When Galileo Galilei pointed his teliscope at the moon, he saw there were craters there.

Other Cratered Stellar Objects

  • Mercury has many craters on it's surface
  • Pluto definitely has craters
  • many other unnumerable objects in the universe have craters

Non-stellar(earth) Craters

  • Volcanoes
  • other craters made by asteroids