Oraibi crater in Ares Vallis
October 18, 2011
Oraibi crater is about 32 km across and situated in Ares Vallis on Mars. The crater is filled with sediments and its southern rim has been eroded by water. The image was acquired by the HRSC instrument on Mars Express at about 16°N/327°E during orbit 9393 on 11 May 2011. The images have a ground resolution of 15 m per pixel. North is to the right in this image and south to the left.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Environment, Planetary science, Spacecraft, Space exploration, Uzboi Vallis, Vallis, Oxia Palus quadrangle, Mars Express, Planetary geology, Mars