Polar Textures

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

This VIS image of the south pole was taken at the end of summer. Frost will soon start to form as the season transitions into fall. Fall in the southern hemisphere means spring in the northern, so the north polar cap is just starting to thaw.

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images. 


Image ID: 
V67893015 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2017-04-04 06:19
Thu, 2017-06-08
1024 pixels (1 km)
3648 pixels (6 km)
0.001798 km/pixel
0.00163324 km/pixel


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