PIA03655: Secondaries near Cerberus

Secondaries near Cerberus


7 January 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a field of small craters formed by secondary debris thrown from a larger meteoritic impact on the plains south of the Cerberus region.

Location near : 2.3°N, 195.7°W
Image width : ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from : lower left
Season : Northern Winter

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Mars
System Mars
Target Type Planet
Mission Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Instrument Host Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Host Type Orbiter
Instrument Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
Extra Keywords Crater, Grayscale
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2006-01-07
Date in Caption 2006-01-07
Image Credit NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA03655
Identifier PIA03655