PIA00525: High-Resolution Mosaic - Mars Rocky Horizon
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Viking
 Spacecraft:  Viking Lander 2
 Instrument:  Camera 2 
 Product Size:  2123 x 1007 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Producer ID:  P17689
 Addition Date:  1997-01-08
 Primary Data Set:  Viking EDRs
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA00525.tif (920.6 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA00525.jpg (363.5 kB)

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On a clear day on Mars, you can see tens of thousands of rocks. Two high-resolution scans by one of Viking 2's cameras were mosaiced to create this scene looking northeast to the horizon some three kilometers (two miles) away. The rock in the lower right corner is 10 inches across. The largest rock near the center of the picture is about two feet long and one foot high. What appears to be a small channel winds from upper left to lower right. Slope of the horizon is due to the eight-degree tilt of landed spacecraft.

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