PIA08471: Candor Exposed
 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 1936 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1467
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA08471.tif (1.985 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA08471.jpg (208.8 kB)

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19 May 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows outcrops of light-toned rock, interpreted to be sedimentary in origin, in east Candor Chasma. The exposures of light-toned rock are separated by areas of windblown ripples and dark sand.

Location near: 8.2S, 64.7W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

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