Tag Archives: Argyre Planitia

THEMIS: Halley Crater dunes

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 6, 2018. Halley Crater is located on the western side of Argyre Planitia. Sand dunes cover part of the crater floor. The dunes’ dark tone indicates they are free from dust. This in turn … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Galle Crater floor features

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 5, 2018. This VIS image shows a small portion of the floor of Galle Crater. This large crater is located on the eastern side of Argyre Planitia. The floor of Galle Crater contains many … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Rolling down into Argyre Planitia

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 27, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows several small channels. These channels are along the break in topography, that leads down into Argyre Planitia. Argyre Planitia and Hellas Planitia are deep basins in the southern … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Basaltic sands in Argyre hills

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 7, 2017. Today’s false color image shows several areas of dunes and sand sheets with dune forms between the numerous hills in this region west of Argyre Planitia. Basaltic sand appears dark blue in … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Field of dunes in Sumgin Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 30, 2017. Today’s VIS image shows sand dunes on the floor of Sumgin Crater. The crater is located in Noachis Terra north of Argyre Planitia. The dunes’ darker tone suggests they are relatively dust-free … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dust devil tracks in Argyre

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 23, 2017. Today’s VIS image shows dust devil tracks in Argyre Planitia. The dark streaks are made by dust devil activity scouring the surface and removing the lighter toned dust to reveal the darker … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Sediments on the plains of Argyre

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 1, 2016. Today’s false color image shows plains northwest of Argyre Plainitia. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Plains – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 4, 2016. Today’s false color image shows multiple textures of the plains located northwest of the Argyre basin. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Sand dunes – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 29, 2016. Today’s false color image shows two large sand dunes. The dunes are the dark blue ridged features at the upper and lower right of the image. This image is located west of … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Layered exposures in southern Argyre

Layered exposures in southern Argyre Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.

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