PIA05201: Clouds near Phlegra Montes
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: 592 x 888 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
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Original Caption Released with Image:
14 January 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) wide angle red image shows mid-winter, afternoon cloud patterns over the northern end of the Phlegra Montes near 46N, 192W. The image, acquired in December 2003, covers an area approximately 579 km (354 mi) wide; sunlight illuminates the scene from the lower left.
Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2004-01-14