PIA25718: Nereidum Montes Dunes
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Spacecraft:  2001 Mars Odyssey
 Instrument:  THEMIS
 Product Size:  661 x 1431 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Arizona State University
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While many regions of sand dunes on Mars are located on the floors of impact craters, dune fields can form in any region where sand can be trapped. In this case, the sand dunes have formed in a depression in the Nereidum Montes region north of Argyre Planitia.

Orbit Number: 92006 Latitude: -43.7748 Longitude: 307.763 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2022-09-11 01:41

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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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