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Dune Monitoring in Lyot Crater

Dune Monitoring in Lyot Crater

Dunes in Lyot Crater
This stunning image was obtained to monitor frost deposition, evolution, and sublimation. This observation will also be used for detailed surface measurements. Lyot is a large peak ring crater in the Vastitas Borealis region of Mars, and is about 236 kilometers in diameter and is also the deepest point in the Northern Hemisphere of the planet.

ID: ESP_074797_2305
date: 11 July 2022
altitude: 310 km

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Black & white is less than 5 km across; enhanced color is less than 1 km. For full observation details, visit the ID link.