PIA24414: Crater Dunes
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  599 x 2736 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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This VIS image shows sand sheets in two unnamed craters located in Noachis Terra. Both sand sheets have dune forms on the surface of the sand sheet. These craters are close to Matara Crater, which also contains a large sand sheet with surface dune forms.

Orbit Number: 84572 Latitude: -48.5416 Longitude: 34.0463 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2021-01-06 22:34

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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