Tag Archives: Ares Vallis

HiRISE: Ejecta margin near Ares Vallis

Ejecta margin near Ares Vallis. The objective of this observation is to examine the margin of a crater’s ejecta. The ejecta on this side looks different than on the opposite side. Ares Vallis is an outflow channel, likely carved by … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Breaking ground in Aram Chaos

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 13, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows part of Aram Chaos. Aram Chaos was initially formed by a large impact. Over time the crater interior was modified by several different processes, including liquid water. Located … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ares Valles’ long winding channel

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 25, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows part of Ares Vallis, one of the large channels in Margaritfer Terra that empty into Chryse Planitia. See more THEMIS Images of the Day by geological subject.

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THEMIS: Ares Vallis

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 10, 2016. This VIS image shows part of the complex channel floor of Ares Vallis. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Ares Vallis

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 24, 2016. This VIS image shows a small portion of Ares Vallis. With the different elevations within the broad channel, it is thought that multiple periods of flow successively eroded lower and lower into … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ares Vallis – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 18, 2015. 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 … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ares Vallis false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 25, 2015. 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 … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Plateau in Ares Vallis

This channelized area is near the source region of the huge outflow channel, Ares Vallis. It was at the distal end or “long-ways down-river-area” where the Pathfinder/Sojourner mission landed on 4 July 1997. This tiny region of Ares Vallis is … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ares Vallis false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 31, 2014. 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 … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ares Vallis tributary

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 17, 2014. 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 … Continue reading

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