This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Mars, composite satellite images

Mars, composite satellite images

R350/0349

Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Mars. Composite satellite images of the surface of Mars from multiple aspects. North is at top. Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun, and is a rocky desert world. Its diameter is around half that of Earth's, and the surface area is about the same as Earth's land surface area. It has a thin carbon dioxide atmosphere, which forms ice at the poles. There are large canyons, volcanoes and craters on Mars. The orange colour is due to the iron oxides in the rocks. These images were created using data from the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft's Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}