Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Dark Slope Streaks in Terra Sabaea

Many dark slope streaks mark the rim of this unnamed crater in Terra Sabaea. There is a large group of streaks that are darker than the others streaks on the crater rim. It is likely that the formation of the darker set are more recent that the lighter set, as dust settling from the atmosphere brightens the surface over time.

Orbit Number: 52155 Latitude: 6.84297 Longitude: 43.8072 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2013-09-16 10:06

Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Arizona State University

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