PIA02062: Observed Spectral Classes (TES)
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Thermal Emission Spectrometer
Product Size: 2100 x 3000 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Arizona State University
Addition Date: 1999-06-23
Primary Data Set: MGS EDRs
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Surface, atmospheric dust, and atmospheric water-ice clouds have been observed as approximate spectral end-members as well as in combinations. Note the deep 15-micron line for atmospheric CO2 and the near 7 micron water vapor lines.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU

Image Addition Date:
1999-06-23