THEMIS Image of the Day, February 9, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Coprates Chasma, one of the sub-canyons making up the equatorial rift system named Valles Marineris.
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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