PIA23028: Rabe Crater
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  834 x 2746 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA23028.jpg (104.1 kB)

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This VIS image shows part of the floor of Rabe Crater. The floor of Rabe Crater has undergone several surface changing events. At some point after the crater was formed it was partially filled by a material laid down by wind or water action. This material has been eroded, creating a complex depression in the deposited material. The resultant sand has collected into the dunes seen in the image.

Orbit Number: 75307 Latitude: -43.5769 Longitude: 34.3041 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2018-12-06 01:11

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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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