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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

White Dragon, Black Dragon

Filed under pretty pictures, Mars Odyssey, amateur image processing, Mars

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White Dragon, Black Dragon Two views of a dune field in the north polar region of Mars, as captured by the Mars Odyssey orbiter. On the left, a nighttime infrared image taken at about 9 pm local time using the heat radiating from the dunes. On the right, the same scene in visible daylight. Each image shows an area roughly 10 kilometers wide.

NASA / JPL / ASU / Bill Dunford

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about March 28, 2012

 

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