PIA22971: Halley Crater Dunes

December 24, 2018

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This VIS image shows part of the dune field on the floor of Halley Crater. Rather than small individual sand dunes, the sand here is collected into a sand sheet and dune forms have been created on that surface. Halley Crater is located on the western margin of Argyre Planitia.

Orbit Number: 74936 Latitude: -48.1494 Longitude: 300.871 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2018-11-05 11:49

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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