NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey captured this image of a channel entering Eberswalde Crater and depositing a fan-shaped delta on the crater floor.
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Eberswalde Crater Delta

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The channel entering Eberswalde Crater has deposited a fan-shaped delta on the crater floor.

Orbit Number: 36680 Latitude: -23.6675 Longitude: 326.457 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2010-03-22 12:09

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#:
PIA13159

Date added:
2010-05-25

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
1328 x 2938 pixels (width x height)

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU