PIA02184: Isidis Plains
 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:  836 x 1698 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1376
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA02184.tif (1.421 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA02184.jpg (237.6 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

17 February 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a surface in Isidis Planitia, littered with degraded impact craters. Windblown ripples of various sizes and shapes are prevalent throughout the scene as well, producing wave-like patterns on the floors of some of the larger impact craters.

Location near: 16.8N, 266.4W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Winter

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2006-02-17