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3D image of Valles Marineris taken by Mars Express HRSC
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- Title 3D image of Valles Marineris taken by Mars Express HRSC
- Released 04/02/2004 11:56 am
- Copyright ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum)
This 3D image was taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) onboard ESA's Mars Express orbiter, in orbit 18 on 14 January 2004 from a height of 275 km.
The location is north of Valles Marineris between 5° to 10° North and 323° East. The resolution is 12 m per pixel. The area is 50 km across, has a resolution of and shows mesas and cliffs indicating erosion by the action of flowing water. In this landscape view North is on the right. The 3D effect is only seen with the use of red/green 3D glasses.