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Mars at Ls 107 Degrees: Tharsis
Mars at Ls 107 Degrees: Tharsis (click to enlarge)

Mars at Ls 107 Degrees: Tharsis
Date: 5 Sep 2006

This picture is a composite of Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) daily global images acquired at Ls 107 degrees. Ls, solar longitude, is a measure of the time of year on Mars. Mars travels 360 degrees around the sun in one Mars year. The year begins at Ls 0 degrees, the start of northern spring and southern autumn.

Last Update: 8 Feb 2013 (AMB)

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

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Last Updated: 8 Feb 2013