PIA20073: Channels
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1444 x 2657 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA20073.tif (2.701 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA20073.jpg (280.7 kB)

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Today's VIS image shows part of a complex region of channels which dissect the margin of Arabia Terra where elevations lower into Acidalia Planitia. Material that has moved down the channels in this image can be seen against the lower elevation surface at the top of the image.

Orbit Number: 60801 Latitude: 40.7723 Longitude: 12.0025 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2015-08-29 02:48

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images.

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.

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