PIA24112: Going Downhill
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  679 x 1426 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA24112.jpg (79.05 kB)

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This VIS image shows several channels located in Terra Sabaea. The flow was from the top of the image towards the bottom. These channels are located north of Hellas Planum and are following the topographic gradient down into the Hellas basin. None of these channels have been named.

Orbit Number: 81919 Latitude: -17.5776 Longitude: 65.3522 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-06-02 12:33

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images.

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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