PIA04133: Dunes of Herschel
 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:  836 x 2083 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1173
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA04133.tif (1.743 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA04133.jpg (156 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

4 August 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows dark-toned sand dunes on the floor of the large martian impact crater, Herschel, located in the Terra Cimmeria region of Mars. The winds responsible for these dunes blew from the northeast (upper right).

Location near: 15.7S, 228.6W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Spring

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-08-04