HiRISE: Seeing through the dusty air

ESP_056190_2235Mars has been enveloped in dusty haze, but the sensitivity of HiRISE enables imaging of surface features through a moderate level of haze.

This image shows a fresh impact crater in the northern middle latitudes. A technique called “pixel binning” was needed to improve the signal, but it is still the highest-resolution image ever acquired at this location… [More at link]

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