Mars Pathfinder Landing Site

Hubble Space Telescope images of Mars, taken on June 27, 1997, reveal a significant dust storm which fills much of the Valles Marineris canyon system and extends into Xanthe Terra, about 600 miles (1000 kilometers) south of the landing site.

Credit:

Steve Lee (University of Colorado), Mike Wolff and Phil James (University of Toledo) and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9723a
Type:Observation
Release date:1 July 1997, 16:00
Size:2400 x 3000 px

About the Object

Name:Mars, Valles Marineris
Type:• Solar System : Planet
• Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface : Canyon
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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