PIA03176: Dunes in Herschel Crater (Herschel Crater: 15.7 S, 228.8 W)
 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:  600 x 900 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-294
 Primary Data Set:  MGS EDRs
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03176.tif (276.1 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03176.jpg (126.1 kB)

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This MGS MOC image shows erosional streaks on dunes which means that the dunes are indurated (cemented).

Malin Space Science Systems and the California Institute of Technology built the MOC using spare hardware from the Mars Observer mission. MSSS operates the camera from its facilities in San Diego, CA. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Mars Surveyor Operations Project operates the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft with its industrial partner, Lockheed Martin Astronautics, from facilities in Pasadena, CA and Denver, CO.

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