Mars Projection Map

Mars Projection Map

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News release ID: STScI-2007-45
Release Date: Dec 18, 2007
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

This map spans 360 degrees of Mars' surface, starting at a longitude line of 230 degrees on the left edge. It spans nearly to the north and south polar cap regions in Mars' latitude. This map is a composite of images taken with the Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 in early December, just weeks before its December 18, 2007 closest approach.


Tags
Astronomical, Hubble Heritage, Hubble Telescope, Mars, Planets, Solar System

Credits

NASA, ESA, J. Bell (Cornell University) and M. Wolff (Space Science Institute, Boulder)