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Location of the InSight landing site on HiRISE image ESP_036761_1845

Location of the InSight landing site on HiRISE image ESP_036761_1845

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Location of the InSight landing site on HiRISE image ESP_036761_1845
This HiRISE image of Elysium planitia was taken on 30 May 2014 as part of the campaign to map the region for potential InSight landing site. It is the best-quality image of the location that InSight landed on 26 November 2018. The black dot shows the location that InSight eventually landed.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about May 30, 2014

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