PIA04304: The Target
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Viking
Spacecraft: Viking Orbiter 1
Instrument: Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
Product Size: 2024 x 1919 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: U.S. Geological Survey
Primary Data Set: Viking EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA04304.tif (7.489 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA04304.jpg (237 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:
This mosaic of Mars is a compilation of images captured by the Viking Orbiter 1. The center of the scene shows the entire Valles Marineris canyon system, over 3,000 km long and up to 8 km deep, extending from Noctis Labyrinthus, the arcuate system of graben to the west, to the chaotic terrain to the east.
Image Credit:
NASA/USGS

Image Addition Date:
2003-02-05