Hyperboreae Undae

Hyperboreae Undae

An image of the Hyperboreae Undae was taken by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laporatory, showing us a very interesting, almost scale-like image.

Several dunes fields are found near the north polar cap. Today’s VIS image shows part of Hyperboreae Undae, which is located between Escorial Crater and the margin of Chasma Boreale.

Orbit Number: 63061 Latitude: 78.0712 Longitude: 309.216 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2016-03-02 05:57

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.

Source: JPL.NASA

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