PIA00180: MC-20 Sinus Sabeus Region
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Viking
Spacecraft: Viking Orbiter 1
Instrument: Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
Product Size: 7170 x 4991 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: U.S. Geological Survey
Producer ID: P44238
Addition Date: 1998-06-05
Primary Data Set: Viking EDRs
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Full-Res JPEG: PIA00180.jpg (4.345 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-20 quadrangle, Sinus Sabeus region of Mars. Heavily cratered highlands dominate the Sinus Sabeus quadrangle. The northern part is marked by a large impact crater, Schiaparelli. Schiaparelli is an ancient remnant of the many large impact events that occurred during the period of heavy bombardment. Latitude range -30 to 0 degrees, longitude range -45 to 0.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/USGS

Image Addition Date:
1998-06-05