PIA17323: THEMIS Art #121
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1358 x 2920 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA17323.tif (3.969 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA17323.jpg (468.3 kB)

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Do you see what I see? The higher elevations in this VIS image look like a dragon. It is facing to the left, and the small crater IS NOT the eye - but is on it's chest. The large plateau on the right is the wing of the dragon. Do you see it?

Orbit Number: 48011 Latitude: 6.37355 Longitude: 355.288 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-10-10 09:38

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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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