PIA03927: Flow Front and Crater
 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 1290 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1113
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03927.tif (1.322 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03927.jpg (98.26 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

5 June 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows an impact crater in the volcanic Tharsis region of Mars. The margins of a lava flow are seen to the north (above) the crater.

Location near: 22.2N, 114.2W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-06-06