Science and Exploration

ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Views Eos Chaos on Mars

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
March 5, 2015
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ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Views Eos Chaos on Mars
Eos Chaos

Images of Eos Chaos region of Mars taken by Mars color camera on board ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission on 5-2-2015 at a spatial resolution of 220 m from an altitude of 4403 km.

Eos Chaos is located at eastern part of Valles Marineris region. Grabens/Fracture patterns at the edges of Valles Marineris are clearly seen at this resolution. Images at this coarse resolution are use full for understanding geological processes at regional scale.

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