MOLA: Seasonal Snow Variations on Mars: Fast Zoom to Martian North Pole: False Color

  • Released Thursday, December 6, 2001

This is a visualization of the topography near the Martian north pole as measured with the MOLA instrument. This particular animation shows a fast zoom to the surface of the pole. The surface color is based on the elevation of the topography.

Slate title from video tape reads, 'Flyover of Martian North Pole Using MOLA Topography.  Done in support of Seasonal Snow Variation story in Science.'

Slate title from video tape reads, 'Flyover of Martian North Pole Using MOLA Topography. Done in support of Seasonal Snow Variation story in Science.'

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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Scientific Visualization Studio

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This page was originally published on Thursday, December 6, 2001.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:57 PM EDT.


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