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Perspective view, looking north-west, from behind the 'hourglass' crater
- Title Perspective view, looking north-west, from behind the 'hourglass' crater
- Released 27/03/2006 3:45 pm
- Copyright ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum)
This image was acquired by ESA's Mars Express during orbit 451 from an altitude of 590 kilometres with an original resolution of 29 metres per pixel.
The unusual 'hourglass'-shaped structure, seen here at the top of the image, is located in the southern-hemisphere highland terrain of Promethei Terra at the eastern rim of the Hellas Basin, at about latitude 38º South and longitude 104º East.