Science and Exploration

Slopes In Ius Chasma On Mars

By Keith Cowing
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January 29, 2023
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Slopes In Ius Chasma On Mars
Slopes In Ius Chasma On Mars

We observed potential candidates for recurring slope lineae at this location in an earlier observation, so we want to take another look.

In this picture, the Sun is further north than the earlier image, so the illumination difference (incidence angle) can give us another perspective of the same terrain.

ID: ESP_071874_1705
date: 25 November 2021
altitude: 261 km

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