PIA07426: Bright Devil Streaks
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 2983 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-1020
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Full-Res JPEG: PIA07426.jpg (250.6 kB)

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4 March 2005
In honor of Giovanni V. Schiaparelli's 170th birthday, we present this Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image showing light-toned dust devil streaks on the southern floor of Schiaparelli Crater.

Location near: 5.3S, 343.3W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-03-04