Colorful Hargraves
NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
Colorful Hargraves
ESP_044161_2005  Science Theme: Impact Processes


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Hargraves Crater is located on the northwestern margin of Isidis Basin, a region that hosts many proposed future Mars landing sites such as nearby Jezero Crater and the Nili Fossae trough.

This image covers the ejecta along the southern margin of Hargraves and shows an impressive variety of rock types, as indicated by the range in color diversity.

Written by: Sharon Wilson (audio: Tre Gibbs)   (24 February 2016)

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Acquisition date:28 December 2015 Local Mars time:15:00
Latitude (centered):20.078° Longitude (East):75.991°
Range to target site:280.9 km (175.6 miles)Original image scale range:28.1 cm/pixel (with 1 x 1 binning) so objects ~84 cm across are resolved
Map projected scale:25 cm/pixel and North is upMap projection:Equirectangular
Emission angle:6.6° Phase angle:47.7°
Solar incidence angle:42°, with the Sun about 48° above the horizon Solar longitude:87.5°, Northern Spring

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