PIA02613: Argyre Bull's-Eye
 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 1152 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1388
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA02613.tif (775.1 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA02613.jpg (151.6 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

1 March 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a layered mound, buried under a thin coating of material hard enough to have been cut by shallow fractures, on the floor of the giant Argyre Basin. The material beneath the basin floor is layered; this is an eroded (and then thinly-buried) remnant of some of that layered material.

Location near: 54.2S, 46.7W
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:
2006-03-01