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 (w x h)
 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