PIA07420: Ripples and Rocks
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: 549 x 777 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-1014
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Original Caption Released with Image:

26 February 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows light-toned sedimentary rock outcrops and large dark-toned, windblown ripples in Aram Chaos.

Location near: 3.0N, 20.9W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Northern Summer

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-02-26