This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the western margin of Juventae Chasma and the dunes that occur at the base of the chasma cliff.
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Juventae Chasma Dunes

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This VIS image shows the western margin of Juventae Chasma and the dunes that occur at the base of the chasma cliff.

Orbit Number: 48863 Latitude: -4.23348 Longitude: 297.286 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-12-19 10:35

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#:
PIA16246

Date added:
2013-02-04

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
692 x 1539 pixels (width x height)

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA16246.tif (1.07 MB)

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PIA16246.jpg (0.08 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU