PIA07277: Solis Planum Craters
 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:  973 x 1700 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-972
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07277.tif (1.415 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07277.jpg (143.7 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

15 January 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows several meteor impact craters on Solis Planum. The second-largest crater in this scene is relatively young and fresh, exhibiting arrayed ejecta pattern and numerous boulders near its raised rim. The image covers an area about 3 km (1.9 mi) wide and is illuminated by sunlight from the upper left. The craters are located near 19.8S, 85.5W.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-01-15