PIA23820: Windstreaks
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1338 x 2647 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA23820.tif (2.654 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA23820.jpg (417 kB)

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Today's VIS image shows windstreaks located in Daedalia Planum. These streaks are formed by the wind interaction with positive topographic features (like craters), with the 'tail' located down wind of the crater. The streaks in this image indicate the prevailing wind was from the right to the left side of the image (east to west).

Orbit Number: 80341 Latitude: -11.066 Longitude: 228.449 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-01-24 14:14

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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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