PIA00184: MC-24 Phaethontis 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: 6994 x 5029 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: U.S. Geological Survey
Producer ID: P44242
Addition Date: 1998-06-05
Primary Data Set: Viking EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA00184.tif (54.07 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA00184.jpg (3.143 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-24 quadrangle, Phaethontis region of Mars. The Phaethontis quadrangle is dominated by heavily cratered highlands and low-lying areas forming relatively smooth plains. Latitude range -65 to -30 degrees, longitude range 120 to 180.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/USGS

Image Addition Date:
1998-06-05