PIA08548: Martian Spectacles
 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 1278 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1498
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA08548.tif (859.9 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA08548.jpg (252.7 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

19 June 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a pair of partially-buried impact craters which are being exhumed on a plain east of Hellas in the Promethei Terra region Mars.

Location near: 45.5S, 256.5W
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:
2006-06-19