South Polar Sample
NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
South Polar Sample
PSP_005168_0895  Science Theme: Polar Geology
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Acquisition date
03 September 2007

Local Mars time
22:44

Latitude (centered)
-89.379°

Longitude (East)
249.014°

Spacecraft altitude
245.9 km (152.8 miles)

Original image scale range
27.8 cm/pixel (with 1 x 1 binning) so objects ~83 cm across are resolved

Map projected scale
25 cm/pixel

Map projection
Polarstereographic

Emission angle
29.2°

Phase angle
88.5°

Solar incidence angle
71°, with the Sun about 19° above the horizon

Solar longitude
307.1°, Northern Winter

For non-map projected images
North azimuth:  260°
Sub-solar azimuth:  58.0°
JPEG
Black and white
map projected  non-map

JP2
Black and white
map-projected   (697MB)


JP2 EXTRAS
Black and white
map-projected  (389MB)
non-map           (314MB)


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
B&W label
EDR products
HiView

NB
Black & white is 5 km across
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.