THEMIS: Northern Gale Crater in false color

False-color on Gale Crater (THEMIS_IOTD_20161114)THEMIS Image of the Day, November 14, 2016.┬áToday’s false color image shows part of the interior mound of material within Gale Crater. The dark blue material is most likely basaltic sand. Gale Crater is the home of Curiosity Rover.

The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. These false color images may reveal subtle variations of the surface not easily identified in a single band image.

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