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.


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Astronomical, Hubble Telescope, Mars, Planets, Solar System

Credits

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