PIA02084: Martian Crater
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: 1024 x 1536 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-161
Addition Date: 1999-07-19
Primary Data Set: MGS EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA02084.tif (1.547 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA02084.jpg (261.2 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

This crater on northern Elysium Planitia is a little more than twice the diameter of the famous Meteor Crater in Arizona, U.S.A. It formed by the impact and subsequent explosion of a meteorite. Picture from MOC in July 1998.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/MSSS

Image Addition Date:
1999-07-19