PIA02982: Color Mosaic of Olympus Mons
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Viking
Spacecraft: Viking Orbiter 1
Product Size: 1124 x 1040 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
Producer ID: P13074
Addition Date: 2000-11-04
Primary Data Set: Viking EDRs
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Color mosaic of Olympus Mons volcano on Mars from the Viking 1 Orbiter. The mosaic was created using images from orbit 735 taken 22 June 1978. Olympus Mons is about 600 km in diameter and the summit caldera is 24 km above the surrounding plains. The complex aureole terrain is visible at the top of the frame. North is up. (Viking 1 Orbiter MH20N133-735A)

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2000-11-04