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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Mars from Mars Orbiter Mission, with Elysium and Gale

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Mars from Mars Orbiter Mission, with Elysium and Gale Mars Orbiter Mission captured this view of Mars from a distance of 66,543 kilometers. The view includes the large Elysium volcanic region on Mars, and the dark swath of Terra Cimmeria across the disk to the south. Near the center of the disk is a small crater that has a large dark streak running down from it: that is Gale, home to Curiosity.

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Mars from Mars Orbiter Mission, with Elysium and Gale (context map)

Mars Globe / Michael Howard

Mars from Mars Orbiter Mission, with Elysium and Gale (context map)
Screen capture from the Mars Globe App.

Original image data dated on or about October 6, 2014.

Read ISRO's image terms of image reuse here.

 

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