Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Explore Mars: Hebes Chasma | NASA MRO

Hebes Chasma is an isolated chasma just north of the Valles Marineris canyon system of Mars.

In planetary geology, a chasma is a deep, elongated, steep-sided depression. (Source: Wikipedia)

Imagery captured 267 km above the planet's surface (less than 1 km top to bottom and north is to the right)

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, Calif., manages the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, Washington. The University of Arizona, Tucson, operates HiRISE, which was built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boulder, Colorado.

Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
Duration: 3 minutes, 32 seconds
Release Date: October 1, 2018


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