THEMIS: Sands of Tombaugh Crater

Sands of Tombaugh Crater (THEMIS_IOTD_20180926)THEMIS Image of the Day, September 26, 2018. Tombaugh Crater is in the center of this VIS image. Dark blue tones are basaltic sands of the floor of the crater.

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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