PIA03656: Dunes in Brashear
 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 1940 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1336
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03656.tif (1.989 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03656.jpg (621.8 kB)

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8 January 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a field of dark sand dunes on the northwestern floor of Brashear Crater. The dunes formed largely from winds that blew from the southeast (lower right).

Location near: 253.7S, 119.4W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Summer

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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