Southern Crater Dunes

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Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

Many craters around the south polar cap contain dune fields on their floors. This is one example of such a crater. This image was taken with the THEMIS infrared camera and shows the warm daytime temperature of the dunes compared to the surrounding materials.

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images. 


Image ID: 
I32705005 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2009-04-28 22:27
Wed, 2009-06-17
320 pixels (30 km)
1808 pixels (182 km)
0.101085 km/pixel
0.096258 km/pixel


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