PIA05715: Oblique Impact
 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:  916 x 2749 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-689
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA05715.tif (2.521 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA05715.jpg (390.1 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

7 April 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows the results of an oblique meteor impact near 4.4S, 10.1W. The image covers an area about 3 km (1.9 mi) across. Sunlight illuminates the scene from the left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2004-04-07