This image from NASAs Mars Odyssey shows part of Arena Colles. The term colles means hills.

July 15, 2019

Context image for PIA23333
Context image

Today's VIS image shows part of Arena Colles. The term colles means hills. Arena Colles is located on the margin where Terra Sabaea steps down in elevation into Utopia Planitia.

Orbit Number: 77476 Latitude: 25.1573 Longitude: 81.0592 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2019-06-02 16:28

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

ENLARGE

You Might Also Like