An East Watershed for Jezero Crater
NASA/JPL/UArizona
An East Watershed for Jezero Crater
ESP_044517_1990  Science Theme: Sedimentary/Layering Processes
Jezero Crater is candidate future landing site that contains sediments deposited by at least three ancient rivers.

This image was targeted to the eastern headlands of the river flowing in from that direction. In addition to complex erosional patterns, there are some good exposures of ancient bedrock, where we can see evidence for faulting and folding.



Written by: Alfred McEwen  (6 April 2016)

This is a stereo pair with ESP_044873_1990.
 
Acquisition date
25 January 2016

Local Mars time
15:05

Latitude (centered)
18.697°

Longitude (East)
78.938°

Spacecraft altitude
280.2 km (174.2 miles)

Original image scale range
56.3 cm/pixel (with 2 x 2 binning) so objects ~169 cm across are resolved

Map projected scale
50 cm/pixel and North is up

Map projection
Equirectangular

Emission angle
5.1°

Phase angle
38.6°

Solar incidence angle
43°, with the Sun about 47° above the horizon

Solar longitude
99.8°, Northern Summer

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North azimuth:  97°
Sub-solar azimuth:  22.8°
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