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OSIRIS image of atmospheric structures of Mars
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- Title OSIRIS image of atmospheric structures of Mars
- Released 25/02/2007 6:42 am
- Copyright ESA © 2007 MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/RSSD/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA
Atmospheric structures can be seen in this image of Mars taken by the OSIRIS narrow-angle camera at 19:28 CET on 24 February 2007 from a distance of about 240 000 km.
The image was produced through a special combination of the green and red colour filters, emphasising the brightness difference. This image processing step enhances the structures in the atmosphere, either dust or clouds.