PIA07479: Frost on Dunes
 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 2048 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1034
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA07479.tif (1.09 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA07479.jpg (135.7 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

18 March 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows dark dunes on a crater floor during the southern spring. Some of the dunes have frost on their south-facing slopes.

Location near: 52.3S, 326.7W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Spring

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-03-18