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Region near Hellas Planitia

Region near Hellas Planitia

Date: 06 February 2006
Satellite: Mars Express
Copyright: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA IGO 3.0

Image created by ESA Science from data contained in the Mars Express public archive. The selected colour scheme is an interpretation based on the original raw data.

The image represents an area on the northern eastern rim of Hellas Planitia, also known as the Hellas impact basin in Mars' southern hemispere. The basin is thought to have formed around 3.9 billion years ago through a single massive impact.


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Image capture start 2004-07-01 T 22:26:48.55 Z
Image capture stop 2004-07-01 T 22:32:53.54 Z
Corners at
Top Left: 85.87° -22.38°
Top Right: 92.16° -22.13°
Lower Left: 86.89° -36.58°
Lower Right: 91.81° -36.58°
Image Size

234 x 895 x 345 x 898 km

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Max. resolution of original

45.1 m per pixel

Max. resolution of processed file

~100 m per pixel

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO License. Creative Commons License


Last Update: 1 September 2019
21-Jun-2024 14:22 UT

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