Misson: Mars Global Surveyor
Date of image: June 17, 1999
Even NASA notices strange shapes on Mars. This heart is for all those lonely souls in the universe and it has stood the test of time, proving a heart can last forever. I hope all of you have a good one. SCW
NASA States:The heart-shaped pit is about 2.3 kilometers (1.4 miles) at its widest. The image was targeted by the MOC team in order to examine the relationship between a lava flow (margins indicated by white arrows, above right) and the graben and pits that disrupted and cut across the flow. The graben, pit, and lava flow are located on the east flank of the Alba Patera volcano in northern Tharsis. The MOC images are illuminated from the left.