PIA07436: Ascraeus Mons Summit
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: 458 x 692 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-1023
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Original Caption Released with Image:

7 March 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a lava channel on the northeastern summit of Ascraeus Mons.

Location near: 11.5N, 104.2W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Northern Spring

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-03-07