ExoMars images Korolev Crater

ExoMars images Korolev Crater

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26/04/2018 2:30 pm

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ESA/Roscosmos/CaSSIS

Description

The ExoMars Colour and Stereo Surface Imaging System, CaSSIS, captured this view of the rim of Korolev crater (73.3ºN/165.9ºE) on 15 April 2018. The image is a composite of three images in different colours that were taken almost simultaneously. They were then assembled to produce this colour view. The original image has a nominal scale of 5.08 m/pixel and was re-projected at a resolution of 4.6 m/pixel to create the final version. The dimensions are therefore about 10 x 40 km.  The image was taken with a ground-track velocity of 2.90 km/s. The solar incidence angle was 76.6º at a local solar time of 07:14:11.

In this orientation north is just below centre to the left.

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