HRSC vs HiRISE Martian Imagery

Just how good is the HRSC Imagery vs HiRISE imagery?




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Basic Stats:

HRSC camera (Left), on Mars Express, launched in 2003, captures 12.5 meters/pixel

HiRISE camera (Right), on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, launched in 2005, captures 50 centimeter/pixel.


Lets compare these two images using JMars (
HiRISE image: ESP_016881_1805_COLOR

HRSC image: H1965_0000_ND3

Lets take a look around 3.459E 0.4127N

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Now lets look with the HiRISE footprint overlaid

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Lets get even closer

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