PIA05998: Sand Dunes in Noachis
 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 2155 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-740
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA05998.tif (1.574 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA05998.jpg (227.4 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

28 May 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows dark sand dunes on the floor of a crater in Noachis Terra. The picture was acquired in early southern autumn in March 2004; it is located near 52.4S, 336.9W. The image covers an area about 3 km (1.9 mi) across; sunlight illuminates the scene from the upper left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2004-05-28