This image of windstreaks from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft indicates winds from the ENE in the region of Syrtis Major Planum.
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Windstreaks in Syrtis Major Planum

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The windstreaks in this region of Syrtis Major Planum indicate winds from the ENE.

Orbit Number: 42965 Latitude: 7.55115 Longitude: 69.5825 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-08-22 01:44

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.

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ID#:
PIA14783

Date added:
2011-09-21

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
1349 x 2771 pixels (width x height)

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU