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August 29, 2007, HiRISE release
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post Aug 29 2007, 07:15 PM
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August 29, 2007, HiRISE release

Interesting new image of the Arsia Mons pit.

The polar pit gullies image is pretty good, too.
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post Aug 31 2007, 11:54 PM
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I barely noticed this picture myself, sometimes I miss the days of working with HiRISE and finding out about all of this a week and a half before the general public. Still, I do occasionally get to glimpse at things from a HiRISE perspective, it does help to have worked there.

It does indeed seem to be fairly near straight down. One thing that makes this unusual as compared to Earth is it's large size, I believe this is much larger than anything found on Earth.
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- AlexBlackwell   August 29, 2007, HiRISE release   Aug 29 2007, 07:15 PM
- - Pavel   "interesting" is quite an understatement...   Aug 29 2007, 08:31 PM
- - AlexBlackwell   The structure of the wall is fascinating.   Aug 29 2007, 08:34 PM
- - djellison   Big enough to get a few CRISM pixels in there Do...   Aug 29 2007, 08:39 PM
- - ElkGroveDan   I did a five layer contour trace. Still not much ...   Aug 29 2007, 09:09 PM
- - AlexBlackwell   Here's a related press release: HiRISE Camera...   Aug 29 2007, 11:00 PM
- - dvandorn   You know, it's really interesting and cool to ...   Aug 30 2007, 02:38 AM
- - Gsnorgathon   Sense of wonder, other Doug! Sense of wonder...   Aug 30 2007, 07:25 PM
|- - belleraphon1   QUOTE (Gsnorgathon @ Aug 30 2007, 03:25 P...   Aug 30 2007, 11:27 PM
- - dvandorn   Oh, trust me, I'd be first in line if they wer...   Aug 31 2007, 03:24 AM
- - nprev   Just on the principle of dropping a rock into a mi...   Aug 31 2007, 04:33 AM
- - AndyG   20mb would occur at a depth of about 12 kilometres...   Aug 31 2007, 10:14 AM
- - dvandorn   Unfortunately, most of the pits which may lead int...   Aug 31 2007, 10:16 AM
- - Stu   Just messing about...   Aug 31 2007, 11:52 AM
|- - Pavel   QUOTE (Stu @ Aug 31 2007, 07:52 AM) Just ...   Sep 1 2007, 12:06 AM
- - tuvas   I barely noticed this picture myself, sometimes I ...   Aug 31 2007, 11:54 PM
- - kenny   And the Polar Pit Gullies are fascinating. Polar ...   Sep 4 2007, 08:09 AM
|- - tty   QUOTE (kenny @ Sep 4 2007, 10:09 AM) Look...   Sep 13 2007, 06:35 PM
- - AlexBlackwell   QUOTE (AlexBlackwell @ Aug 29 2007, 09:15...   Sep 13 2007, 04:25 PM
- - kenny   Hej tty, I think you mean "goat" ? ...   Sep 14 2007, 06:20 PM
- - elakdawalla   No, he definitely means thoat. --Emily   Sep 14 2007, 06:34 PM
- - dvandorn   Yep -- as someone else here once said, I would abs...   Sep 15 2007, 05:32 AM
- - kenny   Ah! Thanks Emily. I've obviously not bee...   Sep 18 2007, 07:16 AM
- - edstrick   If we are VERY lucky, we may see the spires of the...   Sep 18 2007, 07:43 AM
- - hendric   Anyways, I was just wondering about MRO resolution...   Sep 18 2007, 04:49 PM
- - tuvas   Well, it all depends on how big of a camera you wa...   Sep 19 2007, 12:04 AM
- - monitorlizard   A study document for the 2013 Mars Science Orbiter...   Sep 19 2007, 12:50 AM
|- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (monitorlizard @ Sep 18 2007, 04:50...   Sep 19 2007, 03:29 AM
- - dvandorn   I've always heard that those were just that --...   Sep 19 2007, 05:06 AM
- - lyford   Perhaps I am missing something obvious, but with l...   Sep 19 2007, 05:31 AM
- - dvandorn   You obviously observe vertical and near-vertical s...   Sep 19 2007, 05:51 AM
- - edstrick   Recon sats can look at targets at way off verticle...   Sep 19 2007, 08:06 AM
- - Hugh P   Moved to correct thread - Mod No one seems to hav...   Sep 9 2009, 05:12 PM


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