THEMIS: False-color Nili Fossae

Nili Fossae in false color (THEMIS_IOTD_20180910)THEMIS Image of the Day, September 10, 2018. This image shows a small section of Nili Fossae. The darker blue tones are usually indications of basaltic sands.

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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