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Solis Planum perspective view, looking north-east
- Title Solis Planum perspective view, looking north-east
- Released 03/09/2004 2:51 pm
- Copyright ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum)
This is a perspective view, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft, of Solis Planum, in the Thaumasia region of Mars.
The image was taken during orbit 431 on 23 May 2004 with a ground resolution of approximately 48 metres per pixel. The displayed region is located south of Solis Planum at a longitude 271° East and latitude of about 33° South.
The large eroded impact crater, part of which is seen in the top left of this image, has a diameter of about 53 kilometres and its eastern crater rim is about 800 metres high. The 'graben' features can be seen in the foreground. This view is looking north-east.
- Id 222138