PIA08435: Chryse Streak
 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:  1024 x 2004 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1454
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA08435.tif (2.054 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA08435.jpg (297.9 kB)

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6 May 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a wind streak created in the lee -- the downwind side -- of a crater in far eastern Chryse Planitia. The winds responsible for the formation of the streak blew from the upper right (northeast) to the lower left (southwest).

Location near: 21.5N, 27.4W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Winter

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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