PIA03968: West Tithonium Scene
 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:  2048 x 2816 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1134
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03968.tif (5.773 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03968.jpg (794.5 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

26 June 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows dark rippled surfaces and a patch of light-toned, perhaps sedimentary rock exposed on the floor of western Tithonium Chasma, part of the vast Valles Marineris trough system.

Location near: 5.0S, 90.3W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season Southern Spring

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-06-26