Korolev Crater ESA Mars Ice
The European Space Agency has created a short film of the Korolev crater using an image mosaic made from single orbit observations from the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on Mars Express. These images combines data from the HRSC nadir and color channels, with the former aligned perpendicular to the surface of Mars, as if looking straight down. Next, the mosaic was combined with topography information from the stereo channels of HRSC to generate a three-dimensional landscape.



Korolev crater is situated on the northern polar plain which surrounds the north polar ice cap, near the Olympia Undae dune field. The ice you see is permanently stable because the crater acts as a natural cold trap. To be more specific, the thin Martian air above the crater ice is colder than air surrounding the crater, thus forming a protective layer, insulating the ice, shielding it from melting or evaporation.
Sale
ToyerBee Telescope for Kids, 90x Magnification Kids Telescope Toys with 2 Eyepieces & 1.5X Erecting Eyepiece, Portable Space Toys for Astronomy Beginners, Great STEM Astronomy Gifts for Children
  • 90x Magnification: Our telescope for kids 8-12 is equipped with two eyepieces with different magnifications and a 1.5X erecting eyepiece, which can magnify up to 90x. Whether you're looking at the moon, buildings, birds, or other sights, it's presented clearly. It is a good outdoor toys for kids ages 5-7. Your children can take it anywhere.
  • Easy to Set Up: In order to save your time, the installation of the science kit is very easy. You only need to follow the manual to operate. It can be assembled in a few minutes, saving a lot of time. This science kit is an astronomy gift suitable for beginners and kids age 3-8 & 8-12.
  • High Quality Tabletop Tripod: The telescope tripod is very stable, light and can be adjusted to various angles easily. Which can avoid the child lose interest due to the telescope shaking or inconvenient adjustment when observing.

Author

A technology, gadget and video game enthusiast that loves covering the latest industry news.

guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments