PIA00809: Textures in South Polar Ice Cap #1
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: 592 x 568 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-36D
Addition Date: 1998-03-13
Other Information: Science Magazine Article
Primary Data Set: MGS EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA00809.tif (173.4 kB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA00809.jpg (76.65 kB)

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Textures of the south polar permanent residual ice cap and polar layered terrains. This 30 x 29 km area image (frame 7709) is centered near 87 degrees south, 77 degrees west.

Figure caption from Science Magazine.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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