The sand dunes in this image from NASA's Mars Odyssey are located on the floor of Russell Crater.
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Russell Crater Dunes

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The sand dunes in this VIS image are located on the floor of Russell Crater.

Orbit Number: 40035 Latitude: -54.3855 Longitude: 12.1718 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2010-12-23 18:20

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#:
PIA13887

Date added:
2011-03-02

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
1327 x 2980 pixels (width x height)

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PIA13887.tif (3.96 MB)

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PIA13887.jpg (0.32 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU