PIA22845: Ridge Channels
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1314 x 2676 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA22845.tif (2.671 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA22845.jpg (423.7 kB)

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This VIS image is located in Terra Sirenum. The bright linear feature at the bottom of the image is the crest of a ridge. The multiple channel features toward the top of this image were created by liquid flow running down slope from the ridge.

Orbit Number: 74452 Latitude: -40.0299 Longitude: 226.894 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2018-09-26 15:06

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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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