The dark, narrow band of sand dunes in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft is called Hyperboreae Undae.
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Hyperboreae Undae

Context image for PIA18550
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The dark, narrow band of sand dunes in this VIS image is called Hyperboreae Undae.

Orbit Number: 54911 Latitude: 82.0738 Longitude: 313.513 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2014-05-01 04:41

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#:
PIA18550

Date added:
2014-07-30

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