The channel on the right side of this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is located in the volcanic plains southeast of Alba Mons.
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The channel on the right side of today's VIS image is located in the volcanic plains southeast of Alba Mons.

Orbit Number: 45555 Latitude: 30.9693 Longitude: 262.842 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-03-22 05:05

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#:
PIA15712

Date added:
2012-05-28

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
1351 x 2925 pixels (width x height)

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA15712.tif (3.96 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA15712.jpg (0.51 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU