PIA03920: Slope-Streaked Knob
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: 672 x 941 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-1105
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Original Caption Released with Image:

28 May 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows dark slope streaks coming down the slopes of a knob in western Amazonis Planitia. All of the surfaces in this image are mantled by dust. On the slopes, mass movement of dry dust has created the streaks.

Location near: 19.6N, 166.1W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-05-28