PIA21296: Crater and Channels
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument: THEMIS
Product Size: 665 x 1427 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Arizona State University
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This VIS image shows part of an unnamed crater in Terra Cimmeria. The crater rim is dissected by gullies, and the central pit has several channels entering from the higher elevation of the crater floor. Dunes are also visible in the crater pit.

Orbit Number: 66435 Latitude: -36.1641 Longitude: 158.141 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2016-12-05 03:34

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the 2001 Mars Odyssey mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) was developed by Arizona State University, Tempe, in collaboration with Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing. The THEMIS investigation is led by Dr. Philip Christensen at Arizona State University. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the Odyssey project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

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