PIA03655: Secondaries near Cerberus
 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:  1024 x 1664 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1335
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03655.tif (1.706 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03655.jpg (499.3 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

7 January 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a field of small craters formed by secondary debris thrown from a larger meteoritic impact on the plains south of the Cerberus region.

Location near: 2.3N, 195.7W
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:
2006-01-07