HRSC: Flight over Becquerel Crater

This latest releaseHRSC Becquerel flyover from the [High Resolution Stereo] camera on ESA’s Mars Express is a simulated flight over the Becquerel crater, showing large-scale deposits of sedimentary material. The 167 km-diameter Becquerel crater is located in the Arabia Terra region, straddling the transition between the rough southern highlands and the smoother northern lowlands on Mars. Like many other craters in the region, its floor plays host to a fine display of layered sedimentary deposits that have been studied in detail using images and spectral data from NASA’s Mars Global Surveyor and Mars Reconnaissance Observatory missions. This new movie from the high-resolution stereo camera on Mars Express provides an excellent overview of the wider context… [More at link, including video]

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