Impact craters can be created anywhere on the surface of Mars at any time. This image taken by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey shows a crater located on the floor of Coprates Chasma.
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Coprates Crater

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Impact craters can be created anywhere on the surface of Mars at any time. This crater is located on the floor of Coprates Chasma.

Orbit Number: 36469 Latitude: -12.1165 Longitude: 294.981 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2010-03-05 03:08

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.

Image details

ID#:
PIA13086

Date added:
2010-05-03

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU