This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft crosses the summit of Ceraunius Tholus.

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Today's VIS image crosses the summit of Ceraunius Tholus.

Orbit Number: 55057 Latitude: 24.5638 Longitude: 263.026 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2014-05-13 05:27

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.

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