Gale Crater

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

This VIS image shows the northwestern floor and rim of Gale crater. A channel dissects the rim in this image, and the edge of the central mound is visible in the bottom right corner. Gale Crater is the targeted location for the MSL lander that will shortly arrive at Mars.

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


Image ID: 
V46072001 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2012-05-03 17:29
Tue, 2012-07-31
512 pixels (18 km)
1824 pixels (64 km)
0.035215 km/pixel
0.035665 km/pixel


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