A Rim of Two Craters

December 11, 2018


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In the center of this VIS image is a crater rim, which is shared by two craters. The crater with the deeper floor is at the bottom of the image, and this part of the rim has deeply incised channels. The crater to the top of the image has a relatively higher floor. In this image, as well as other images of this image, it is difficult to identify the younger crater.

Orbit Number: 74817 Latitude: -32.4129 Longitude: 132.275 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2018-10-26 16:40

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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