PIA00801: Medusae Fossae #2
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
Product Size: 573 x 906 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-30B
P49723
MRPS87575
Addition Date: 1998-03-13
Other Information: Science Magazine Article
Primary Data Set: MGS EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA00801.tif (280.2 kB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA00801.jpg (129.4 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

Extensive wind-swept plains of the Medusae Fossae formation on Mars. This southern subframe image, frame 3104, is of a 3.0 x 4.7 km area centered near 2.0 degrees north, 163.8 degrees west.

Figure caption from Science Magazine.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
1998-03-13