OMEGA image of the southern polar cap of Mars
January 18, 2005
OMEGA observed the southern polar cap of Mars on 18 January 2004, as seen on all three bands. The right one represents the visible image, the middle one the CO2 (carbon dioxide) ice and the left one the H2O (water) ice.
Topics: Environment, Mars, Astronomy, Planetary science, Carbon dioxide clathrate, Mare Boreum quadrangle, Polar ice cap, Water, Chemistry