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THEMIS: Arabia Terra crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 23, 2019. Today’s false color image shows part of an unnamed crater in Arabia Terra. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Layers along a channel in Arabia Terra

Layers along a channel in Arabia Terra. The objective of this observation is to examine a set of dipping layers along the west wall of a channel. We are also able to see layers in the east wall of the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Arabia Terra crater dunes

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 15, 2019. Today’s VIS image is located in an unnamed crater in Arabia Terra. Dark blue in this combination is typically basaltic sands. The presence of sand dunes with this tone indicated that these … Continue reading

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THEMIS: McLaughlin Crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 9, 2019. The large crater at the bottom of today’s image is called McLaughlin Crater. It is located west of Mawrth Vallis, on the margin between Arabia Terra and Chryse Planitia. The THEMIS VIS … Continue reading

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THEMIS; Rutherford Crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 1, 2019. Today’s VIS image shows part of the floor of Rutherford Crater. Blue tones in false color images are indicative of basaltic sand. Rutherford Crater is approximately 107 km (66 miles) in diameter. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Impact craters in Arabia Terra

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 29, 2019. This false-color VIS image shows parts of several craters located in Arabia Terra. Blue tones in false color images indicated the presence of basaltic sands. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Arabia Terra in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 28, 2019. This false-color VIS image is located in Arabia Terra. The image cuts across an ancient, almost obliterated impact crater, whose rim can be seen at the top and bottom of the image. … Continue reading

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Episodic upwelling and layered deposits in Kotido Crater, Arabia Terra

[Editor’s note: From a paper by Monica Pondrelli and six co-authors recently published in the Journal of Geophysical Research.] Groundwater Control and Process Variability on the Equatorial Layered Deposits of Kotido Crater, Mars • We mapped the Equatorial Layered Deposits … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Surface texture

Surface texture. Interesting how the dune ripples within these shallow craters all seem to have a similar orientation. This image is within a crater in the Arabia Terra region. HiRISE Picture of the Day archive [More at links]

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HiRISE: Streaking on Mars

Streaking on Mars. Wind streaking, that is. Here’s the suggester’s rationale for acquiring this image: “There’s a field of two-tailed bright wind streaks here that are really neat. They seem unique to the area. It would be nice to get … Continue reading

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