Mars Dust Storm Brews in Hellas Basin and Northern Polar Cap

Stsci_2001-31b_1024

stsci_2001-31b October 11th, 2001

Credit: NASA, James Bell (Cornell Univ.), Michael Wolff (Space Science Inst.), and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

A 2001 Hubble Space Telescope image of Mars.

Provider: Space Telescope Science Institute

Image Source: https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/2001/news-2001-31

Curator: STScI, Baltimore, MD, USA

Image Use Policy: http://hubblesite.org/copyright/

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Image Details

Image Type
Planetary
Object Name
Mars
Subject - Solar System
Planet > Type > Terrestrial

Distance

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 1h 8m 36.1s
DEC = -26° 49’ 0.4”
Constellation
Sculptor

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Hubble (WFPC2) Optical (B) 410.0 nm
Hubble (WFPC2) Optical (V) 502.0 nm
Hubble (WFPC2) Optical (V) 588.0 nm
Hubble (WFPC2) Optical (R) 631.0 nm
Hubble (WFPC2) Optical (R) 673.0 nm
Hubble (WFPC2) Optical (I) 1.0 µm
Spectrum_base
Stsci_2001-31b_1280
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ID
2001-31b
Subject Category
A.1.1.1  
Subject Name
Mars
Credits
NASA, James Bell (Cornell Univ.), Michael Wolff (Space Science Inst.), and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
Release Date
2001-10-11T00:00:00
Lightyears
1.46e-5
Redshift
1.46e-5
Reference Url
https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/2001/news-2001-31
Type
Planetary
Image Quality
Good
Distance Notes
Distance from earth in miles: 86 million
Facility
Hubble, Hubble, Hubble, Hubble, Hubble, Hubble
Instrument
WFPC2, WFPC2, WFPC2, WFPC2, WFPC2, WFPC2
Color Assignment
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
B, V, V, R, R, I
Central Wavelength
410, 502, 588, 631, 673, 1042
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
Reference Value
17.1503303, -26.8167667
Reference Dimension
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
Position
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
STScI
URL
http://hubblesite.org
Name
Space Telescope Science Institute Office of Public Outreach
Email
outreach@stsci.edu
Telephone
410-338-4444
Address
3700 San Martin Drive
City
Baltimore
State/Province
MD
Postal Code
21218
Country
USA
Rights
http://hubblesite.org/copyright/
Publisher
STScI
Publisher ID
stsci
Resource ID
STSCI-H-p0131b-f-500x500.tif
Resource URL
https://mast.stsci.edu/api/latest/Download/file?uri=mast:OPO/product/STSCI-H-p0131b-f-500x500.tif
Related Resources
http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2001/31, http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2001/24
Metadata Date
2022-09-07T00:00
Metadata Version
1.2
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