PIA08017: Arabia Bridal Veils
 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 1999 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1413
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA08017.tif (1.673 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA08017.jpg (204.8 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

26 March 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a portion of the stair-stepped, north wall of a crater in Arabia Terra. Light-toned slope streaks have formed as a result of avalanches in the dry, dark dust that mantles both the crater and its adjacent terrain in this scene.

Location near: 20.0N, 324.1W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Winter

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2006-03-26