PIA08727: Crater with Gullies
 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:  601 x 1248 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1578
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA08727.tif (751 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA08727.jpg (150.8 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

7 September 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a crater approximately 2.5 kilometers (1.6 miles) in diameter located in Terra Cimmeria. Layered rocks and gullies are visible in the northern walls of the crater. A small patch of large, windblown ripples cover part of the crater floor.

Location near 32.8S, 202.8W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2006-09-07