Do you see what I see in this image from NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft? These three side-by-side craters increase in size toward the bottom of the image. Looks like a snowman, only his eyes are missing.
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Do you see what I see? These three side-by-side craters increase in size toward the bottom of the image. Looks like a snowman, only his eyes are missing.

Orbit Number: 44464 Latitude: 27.6878 Longitude: 43.2049 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2011-12-23 10:45

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#:
PIA17320

Date added:
2013-07-17

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU