Abus and Senus Valles

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Today's VIS image shows the complete length of two channels in northern Terra Sirenum. As with all channels in this region – including Mangala Valles – the flow is northward into the low elevation region south of Amazonis Mensa. Abus Vallis is on the left and is 66 km long (41 miles). Senus Vallis is on the right and is 22 km long (13 miles).

Orbit Number: 92178 Latitude: -5.63635 Longitude: 212.823 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2022-09-25 04:53

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NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the 2001 Mars Odyssey mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) was developed by Arizona State University, Tempe, in collaboration with Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing. The THEMIS investigation is led by Dr. Philip Christensen at Arizona State University. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the Odyssey project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.


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Original Article: https://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA25752

  • Category: Mars
  • Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
  • Target: Mars
  • Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
  • Instrument: Thermal Emission Imaging System
  • Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU