PIA02079: Tharsis and Marineris
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: 1241 x 803 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-156
Addition Date: 2000-06-01
Primary Data Set: MGS EDRs
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Full-Res JPEG: PIA02079.jpg (150.1 kB)

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This image is extracted from the global view shown in Slide #1. It features the Tharsis volcanoes (mostly covered by bluish-white water ice clouds) and the Valles Marineris trough system (to the right). This is a mosaic of global color images obtained on a single martian day in April 1999.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/MSSS

Image Addition Date:
2000-06-01