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Raumfahrt - Latest image of Mars taken by ISRO´s MCC

5.12.2017

The image shows part of the Mars disc with a spatial resolution of 2.2 km. The major volcanic summits in the Tharsis region  like Olympus mons, Arsia mons, Pavonis mons & Ascraeus mons are clearly visible in the image.

Mars is in 85 degree solar longitude (Ls) and as expected during this season , the cloud formation (arrow) is seen around  Ascraeus mons.

This MCC image was taken on Nov 9, 2017 from an altitude of 42,433 km and it has been color corrected. 

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Quelle: ISRO

 

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