PIA22171: Yuty Crater Ejecta

Yuty Crater Ejecta


Context image for PIA22171
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This VIS image shows a portion of the ejecta deposit of Yuty Crater. The raised edge of the ejecta is termed a rampart, and indicates that a volatile like water may have been present. The ejecta edge looks like a flow front and much different from air fall ejecta emplacement.

Orbit Number: 68736 Latitude: 22.247 Longitude: 325.213 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2017-06-12 17:57

Background Info:

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the 2001 Mars Odyssey mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) was developed by Arizona State University, Tempe, in collaboration with Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing. The THEMIS investigation is led by Dr. Philip Christensen at Arizona State University. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the Odyssey project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Mars
System Mars
Target Type Planet
Mission 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument Host 2001 Mars Odyssey
Host Type Orbiter
Instrument Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS)
Extra Keywords Crater, Grayscale, Water
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2018-01-22
Date in Caption 2017-06-12
Image Credit NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA22171
Identifier PIA22171