PIA14780: Misty Star in the Sea Serpent
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
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 Produced By:  Arizona State University  
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A large mound of sand and dune forms are located on the floor of an unnamed crater south of Rabe Crater in Noachis Terra.

Orbit Number: 42867 Latitude: -45.7344 Longitude: 36.7672 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-08-13 22:02

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NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the 2001 Mars Odyssey mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) was developed by Arizona State University, Tempe, in collaboration with Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing. The THEMIS investigation is led by Dr. Philip Christensen at Arizona State University. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the Odyssey project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

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