PIA18128: Hebrus Valles
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument: THEMIS
Product Size: 1411 x 2922 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Arizona State University
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This VIS image shows a portion of Hebrus Valles. The flow of liquid (water or lava) is from the bottom of the image into the circular feature, which was likely filled by the material from the channel. The channel continues, exiting out of the circular feature to the northwest (just outside the image boundary).

Orbit Number: 53813 Latitude: 19.277 Longitude: 127.727 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2014-01-30 20:27

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NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the 2001 Mars Odyssey mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) was developed by Arizona State University, Tempe, in collaboration with Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing. The THEMIS investigation is led by Dr. Philip Christensen at Arizona State University. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the Odyssey project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU

Image Addition Date:
2014-03-21