PIA25468: Nili Patera Dunes
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  695 x 1429 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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Today's VIS image shows part of Nili Patera. Nili Patera is the northern caldera in the immense volcanic complex of Syrtis Major Planum. The dunes are moving westward across the top of these ancient volcanic flows.

Orbit Number: 90030 Latitude: 8.95316 Longitude: 67.1774 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2022-04-01 09:05

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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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