PIA15938: Abalos Undae
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1140 x 2920 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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This unnamed crater with the interior sand sheet and the dunes outside of it are part of the southern margin of Abalos Undae, a dune field near the north polar cap. Small gullies are located on the interior rim of the crater.

Orbit Number: 46479 Latitude: 76.3641 Longitude: 270.66 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-06-06 07:02

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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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