Martian Intersection
NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

Martian Intersection
ESP_033591_1805  Science Theme: Volcanic Processes
Spanish Italian Dutch Icelandic 


HICLIP

720p (MP4)  
Listen to the text  

WALLPAPER

800  1024  
1152  1280  
1440  1600  
1920  2048  
2560  2880 

HIFLYER

PDF, 11 x 17 in  

HISLIDES

PowerPoint  
Keynote  
PDF  
In this image, we see an intersection of several fractures on the floor of Echus Chasma. One "sector" appears to have been filled by a more recent viscous lava flow.

Echus Chasma is considered to be the water source region that formed Kasei Valles, a large valley that extends thousands of kilometers to the north. HiRISE may help determine the relative roles of lava and water in the region.

Written by: HiRISE Science Team   (20 November 2013)

  Click to share this post on Twitter Click to share this post on Facebook Click to share this post on Google+ Click to share this post on Tumblr


 Image Products: All image links are drag & drop for HiView, or click to download
JPEG
Grayscale: map projected  non-map
IRB color: map projected  non-map
Merged IRB: map projected
Merged RGB: map projected
RGB color: non-map projected

JP2 DOWNLOAD
Grayscale: map-projected (229.4 MB)
IRB color: map-projected (130.3 MB)

JP2 EXTRAS
Grayscale: map-projected  (113.7 MB),
non-map  (126.9 MB)
IRB color: map projected  (49.7 MB)
non-map  (129.0 MB)
Merged IRB: map projected  (231.3 MB)
Merged RGB: map-projected  (215.8 MB)
RGB color: non map-projected  (120.7 MB)

ADDITIONAL IMAGE INFORMATION
Grayscale label   Color label
Merged IRB label   Merged RGB label
EDR products

About color products (PDF)
HiView main page

 Observation Toolbox
Acquisition date:25 September 2013 Local Mars time: 2:36 PM
Latitude (centered):0.377° Longitude (East):279.483°
Range to target site:269.1 km (168.2 miles)Original image scale range:53.8 cm/pixel (with 2 x 2 binning) so objects ~162 cm across are resolved
Map projected scale:50 cm/pixel and North is upMap projection:Equirectangular
Emission angle:7.7° Phase angle:47.6°
Solar incidence angle:40°, with the Sun about 50° above the horizon Solar longitude:27.0°, Northern Spring
For non-map projected products:
North azimuth:97° Sub-solar azimuth:23.3°
For map-projected products
North azimuth:270°Sub solar azimuth:196.8°

Context map

Usage Policy
All of the images produced by HiRISE and accessible on this site are within the public domain: there are no restrictions on their usage by anyone in the public, including news or science organizations. We do ask for a credit line where possible: Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
Postscript
For information about NASA and agency programs on the Web, visit: http://www.nasa.gov. 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. Lockheed Martin Space Systems is the prime contractor for the project and built the spacecraft. The HiRISE camera was built by Ball Aerospace and Technology Corporation and is operated by the University of Arizona. The image data were processed using the U.S. Geological Survey’s ISIS3 software.