Tag Archives: Arsia Mons

THEMIS: Summit caldera of Arsia Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 10, 2019. Today’s VIS image shows part of the summit caldera of Arsia Mons. Arsia Mons is the southernmost of the three large Tharsis volcanoes. Extensive lava plains originated from eruptions of this volcano. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Tapestry in rock — Daedalia Planum

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 22, 2019. This VIS image shows a small portion of Daedalia Planum. The lava flows in this image originated at Arsia Mons. Individual flows have lengths up to almost 180 km (~111 miles). The … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Lava flows and channels on Daedalia Planum

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 1, 2019. Today’s VIS image shows a small portion of the extensive volcanic plains of Daedalia Planum. These lava flows originated from Arsia Mons, the southernmost of the three large Tharsis volcanoes. See more … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Lava flow fronts in Daedalia Planum

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 28, 2019. Today’s VIS image shows a small portion of the immense lava plains of Daedalia Planum. These flows originated from Arsia Mons, one of the three large Tharsis volcanoes. See more THEMIS Images … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Lava flow fronts in Daedalia Planum

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 26, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows a small portion of the immense lava flows that originated from Arsia Mons. Arsia Mons is the southernmost of the three large aligned volcanoes in the Tharsis region. … Continue reading

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Mars Express: Keeping an eye on a curious cloud

Since 13 September, ESA’s Mars Express has been observing the evolution of an elongated cloud formation hovering in the vicinity of the 20 km-high Arsia Mons volcano, close to the planet’s equator. In spite of its location, this atmospheric feature … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ice-rich clouds over Arsia Mons’ caldera

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 19, 2018. 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: Boundary of glacial-like flow on Arsia Mons

Boundary of glacial-like flow on Arsia Mons. The exposed bedrock layers on the eastern edge of this glacial-like formation are of scientific interest because they will allow us to understand the composition of the underlying bedrock. In addition, we are … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Lava flow dodges impact crater’s ejecta

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 26, 2018. This VIS image shows a small portion of the vast lava flow field of Daedalia Planum. The flows originate at Arsia Mons, the youngest of the three Tharsis volcanoes. See more THEMIS … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Portion of a lobe flow off the west flank of Arsia Mons

Portion of a lobe flow off the west flank of Arsia Mons. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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