PIA07827: Craters and Winds
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: 512 x 975 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-1055
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Original Caption Released with Image:

8 April 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows craters with wind streaks in Acidalia Planitia. The winds responsible for the streaks blew from the upper right (northeast).

Location near: 37.1N, 36.8W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Summer

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-04-08