PIA25267: Albor Tholus
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  609 x 2702 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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Today's VIS image shows a cross section of Albor Tholus, a volcano found in the Elysium volcanic complex. The volcanic caldera is at the top of the image. The caldera is unusual in that it is very deep compared to volcano height. The top elevation of Albor Tholus is approximately 4.5km, the deepest part of the caldera measures 3km below this [an elevation of only 1.5km].

Orbit Number: 87756 Latitude: 17.9743 Longitude: 150.411 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2021-09-26 03:18

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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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