PIA24113: Complexity
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  1362 x 2657 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA24113.tif (2.6 MB)
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Today's VIS image shows a complex region of features in northern Terra Sirenum. Right angle valley intersections were created by tectonic forces, the tops of the mesas are dissected by channels and several cliff sides contain dark slope streaks.

Orbit Number: 81952 Latitude: -7.86492 Longitude: 191.975 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-06-05 05:49

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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