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Perspective view of Nilosyrtis Mensae

13 Feb 2020, 10:00 UTC
Perspective view of Nilosyrtis Mensae ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO

This image shows a region of Mars’ surface named Nilosyrtis Mensae. It comprises data gathered on 29 September 2019 during orbit 19908. The ground resolution is approximately 15 m/pixel and the images are centred at about 69°E/31°N. This image was created using data from the nadir and colour channels of the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC). The nadir channel is aligned perpendicular to the surface of Mars, as if looking straight down at the surface. This perspective looks over the region from north to south.

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