Saturday, April 6, 2013

What does Olympus Mons look like from orbit?

Olympus Mons is the massive Martian volcano that is like 6 times the size of Mauna Kea or Mauna Loa (as measured from the seafloor).   An artist has created images based on Mars altimetry of what these things might look like from low orbit.   Olympus Mons has always captured my imagination.

The site:  Space 4 Case

The image:

He promises new stuff coming soon.  I'll check back periodically.

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