SPACE PHOTOS THIS WEEK: Mars Lava, Star Cluster, More

SPACE PHOTOS THIS WEEK: Omega Centauri, Endeavour, More
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November 28, 2008--Overlaid with rainbow colors--used to depict elevation--this high-resolution image (taken in December 2007 but released on November 28, 2008 from the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter shows mountains in Mars's Eumenides Dorsum region.

Combining both visual imagery and elevation data from a digital terrain model, images like this are often used to create maps.
—Image by ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum)
 
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