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Syrtis Major
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Syrtis Major

February 6, 2012
Syrtis Major, discovered in 1659 by Christaan Huygens, is a volcanic province on Mars. The image is centered on approximately 16°N/73°E. The High-Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on ESA’s Mars Express collected the data for this image on 8 June 2011 during orbit 9487. The image has a ground resolution of approximately 19 m per pixel. The image size is approximately 90x180 km.

Credits: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum)


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