[meteorite-list] MRO HiRISE Images: March 23, 2016

From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 15:03:09 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <201603232203.u2NM39sr027791_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov>

March 23, 2016

o Stratigraphy of Alluvial Fans in Saheki Crater

  Some of the best-preserved alluvial fans on Mars are in
  this area, which we've images many times previously.

o Old Salt

  Just what is that "purplish" colored stuff with the polygonal

o Looking for Ice

  At high latitudes, new impact craters often expose ice, which
  appears bright in HiRISE enhanced-color images.

o Colorful Polar Layered Deposits

  The North Polar layered deposits provide a record of recent climate
  changes on Mars.
All of the HiRISE images are archived here:


Information about the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is
online at http://www.nasa.gov/mro. The mission is
managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division
of the California Institute of Technology, for the NASA
Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. Lockheed
Martin Space Systems, of Denver, is the prime contractor
and built the spacecraft. HiRISE is operated by the
University of Arizona. Ball Aerospace and Technologies
Corp., of Boulder, Colo., built the HiRISE instrument.
Received on Wed 23 Mar 2016 06:03:09 PM PDT

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