PIA15092: Rhythmic Layering in Danielson Crater on Mars
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Spacecraft: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Instrument: HiRISE
Product Size: 950 x 720 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: University of Arizona/HiRise-LPL
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Original Caption Released with Image:

Rhythmic patterns of sedimentary layering in Danielson Crater on Mars result from periodic changes in climate related to changes in tilt of the planet. This image was taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona

Image Addition Date:
2011-11-21