HiPOD: 31 January 2019
Landforms Northwest of Herschel Crater

Landforms Northwest of Herschel Crater
Herschel Crater is a 304 kilometer impact basin in the Martian Southern Hemisphere. We have imaged the crater enough times to learn that dunes here are not stationary but move over time. The crater is jointly named after the seventeenth/eighteenth century father and son astronomers William Herschel and John Herschel.

ID: ESP_054563_1700
date: 18 March 2018
altitude: 261 km
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NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km