This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows a portion of the floor of Crommelin Crater. This crater contains a large mound of material that filled a large part of the crater and has been subsequently eroded.
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Crommelin Crater

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Today's VIS image shows a portion of the floor of Crommelin Crater. This crater contains a large mound of material that filled a large part of the crater and has been subsequently eroded.

Orbit Number: 45814 Latitude: 4.68823 Longitude: 350.1 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-04-12 13:44

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.

Image details

ID#:
PIA15738

Date added:
2012-07-03

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
1353 x 2916 pixels (width x height)

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA15738.tif (3.95 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA15738.jpg (0.43 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU