A new optical illusion on Mars has caused heated debate on the Internet

(ORDO NEWS) — A recent image of the surface of the Red Planet, taken from an altitude of 284 kilometers by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter probe, has sparked a discussion in the Internet community.

The focus was on an object located in the Ceraunius Fossae region, people were divided in opinions about what is on it: a hill or a depression?

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If you thought that this is a hill, then you are mistaken. According to NASA representatives, in fact, this is an “elongated landslide depression.”

But if you see a hill, then you should not panic – this is a normal reaction of your brain to the play of shadows.

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