This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows part of the eastern flank of Arsia Mons, including part of Oti Fossae.

June 26, 2020

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Today's VIS image shows part of the eastern flank of Arsia Mons, including part of Oti Fossae (bottom of image). Arsia Mons is the southernmost and youngest of the three large, aligned Tharsis volcanoes. Oti Fossae - linear graben - follow the major northeast/southwest trend of the volcanoes.

Orbit Number: 81526 Latitude: -9.5484 Longitude: 242.037 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2020-05-01 03:58

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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NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU

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