PIA02057: South Polar Cap Thermal Retreat (TES)
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
 Spacecraft:  Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
 Instrument:  Thermal Emission Spectrometer 
 Product Size:  1836 x 2376 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
 Addition Date:  1999-06-23
 Primary Data Set:  MGS EDRs
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA02057.tif (901.7 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA02057.jpg (397.6 kB)

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The seasonal change of the south polar ice cap over a four-month period is mapped by color-coding the variation in 25-micron wavelength brightness temperatures.

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