PIA02162: Streaked Plain
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
 Spacecraft:  Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
 Instrument:  Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
 Product Size:  672 x 1104 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1363
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA02162.tif (742.9 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA02162.jpg (234.4 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

4 February 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows dark streaks created by dust devils on a plain southwest of Hellas Planitia. Based on the width and the length of individual streaks in this scene, it is clear that not all dust devils are created equally.

Location near: 55.8S, 317.5W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Summer

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2006-02-04