Bamberg Crater

April 26, 2018

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Today's VIS image shows the western rim of Bamberg Crater. The complex nature of the rim is one indication of the relative youth of this crater in relation to it's surrounding. Many gullies dissect this rim.

Orbit Number: 71254 Latitude: 39.6224 Longitude: 356.451 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2018-01-06 05:00

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.

Credit

NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU

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