Ascraeus Mons

August 30, 2012

Context image for PIA15933
Context image

The linear and circular features in today's VIS image are all volcanic and are located at the base of the southern flank of Ascraeus Mons.

Orbit Number: 46404 Latitude: 8.22201 Longitude: 255.633 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-05-31 03:15

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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