South Polar Residual Cap in Late Summer
NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
South Polar Residual Cap in Late Summer
ESP_032538_0910  Science Theme: Polar Geology
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This is a stereo pair with ESP_032565_0910.
 
Acquisition date
05 July 2013

Local Mars time
17:09

Latitude (centered)
-88.987°

Longitude (East)
280.470°

Spacecraft altitude
245.5 km (152.6 miles)

Original image scale range
55.0 cm/pixel (with 2 x 2 binning) so objects ~165 cm across are resolved

Map projected scale
50 cm/pixel

Map projection
Polarstereographic

Emission angle
27.6°

Phase angle
99.4°

Solar incidence angle
84°, with the Sun about 6° above the horizon

Solar longitude
346.9°, Northern Winter

For non-map projected images
North azimuth:  130°
Sub-solar azimuth:  59.5°
JPEG
Black and white
map projected  non-map

IRB color
map projected  non-map

Merged IRB
map projected

Merged RGB
map projected

RGB color
non-map projected

JP2
Black and white
map-projected   (165MB)

IRB color
map-projected   (103MB)

JP2 EXTRAS
Black and white
map-projected  (89MB)
non-map           (76MB)

IRB color
map projected  (37MB)
non-map           (84MB)

Merged IRB
map projected  (147MB)

Merged RGB
map-projected  (128MB)

RGB color
non map           (71MB)
ANAGLYPHS
Map-projected, reduced-resolution
Full resolution JP2 download
Anaglyph details page

DIGITAL TERRAIN MODEL (DTM)
DTM details page

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
B&W label
Color label
Merged IRB label
Merged RGB label
EDR products
HiView

NB
IRB: infrared-red-blue
RGB: red-green-blue
About color products (PDF)

Black & white is 5 km across; enhanced color about 1 km
For scale, use JPEG/JP2 black & white map-projected images

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:
NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

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.