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Crater in Arabia November 22, 2005

Posted by jtintle in JPL, Mars, Mars Global Surveyor, NASA, Space Fotos.

Medium-sized view of MGS MOC Picture of the Day, updated daily
Credit: NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a dust-mantled crater in central Arabia Terra. Light and dark slope streaks have formed on the crater walls, as dry dust has slid down the slopes.
Location near: 12.7°N, 319.1°W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: lower left
Season: Northern Autumn
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