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Colour view of impact crater in Promethei Terra
- Title Colour view of impact crater in Promethei Terra
- Released 21/09/2004 5:59 pm
- Copyright ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum)
This image, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft, shows a part of the southern highlands of Mars, called Promethei Terra.
It was taken during orbit 368 on 5 May 2004 with a ground resolution of approximately 14 metres per pixel. The displayed region is centred around longitude 118° East and latitude 42° South.
It shows a large impact crater in the Promethei Terra region, east of the Hellas Planitia impact basin. The crater is 32 kilometres wide and up to 1200 metres deep.
This colour image has been processed using the nadir (vertical view) and three colour channels.
- Id 211009