The fractures, collapse features and lava flows in this image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are all located on the northern flank of Ascraeus Mons.
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Ascraeus Mons

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The fractures, collapse features and lava flows in this VIS image are all located on the northern flank of Ascraeus Mons.

Orbit Number: 52872 Latitude: 14.8313 Longitude: 255.366 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2013-11-14 10:02

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#:
PIA17823

Date added:
2014-01-03

Target:
Mars

Mission:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Spacecraft:
2001 Mars Odyssey

Instruments:
Thermal Emission Imaging System

Size:
1394 x 2926 pixels (width x height)

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PIA17823.tif (4.08 MB)

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PIA17823.jpg (0.33 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU