Isidis Basin Ejecta
NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
Isidis Basin Ejecta
ESP_011261_1960  Science Theme: Composition and Photometry
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This scene is a jumbled mess! There are blocks and smears of many different rocks types that appear to have been dumped into a pile.

That’s probably about what happened, as ejecta from the Isidis impact basin to the east. This pile of old rocks is an island surrounded by younger lava flows from Syrtis Major.

Written by: Alfred McEwen  (2 March 2017)
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Acquisition date
20 December 2008

Local Mars time:
15:45

Latitude (centered)
15.672°

Longitude (East)
72.865°

Range to target site
274.0 km (171.3 miles)

Original image scale range
27.4 cm/pixel (with 1 x 1 binning) so objects ~82 cm across are resolved

Map projected scale
25 cm/pixel and North is up

Map projection
Equirectangular

Emission angle:
0.3°

Phase angle:
57.3°

Solar incidence angle
58°, with the Sun about 32° above the horizon

Solar longitude
177.3°, Northern Summer

For non-map projected images
North azimuth:  97°
Sub-solar azimuth:  356.2°
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RGB: red-green-blue
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Black & white is 5 km across; enhanced color about 1 km
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POSTSCRIPT
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, Calif., manages the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, Washington. The HiRISE camera was built by Ball Aerospace and Technology Corporation and is operated by the University of Arizona.