PIA03262: Buried Craters
 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:  512 x 1048 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1323
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03262.tif (537.3 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03262.jpg (204.3 kB)

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26 December 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows two circular features on the plains of northern Utopia. A common sight on the martian northern plains, these rings indicate the locations of buried impact craters.

Location near: 65.1N, 261.2W
Image width: ~2 km (~1.2 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Summer

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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