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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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THEMIS: Daedalia Planum’s lava flows

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 11, 2018. The lava flows in this VIS image originate at Arsia Mons. Arsia Mons in the southermost of the three large Tharsis volcanoes. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Rough lava flows on Daedalia Planum

THEMIS image of the Day, June 6, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows a small portion of the lava flows that comprise Daedalia Planum. The flows originated at Arsia Mons, the youngest of the three Tharsis volcanoes. The Tharsis volcanoes are … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Daedalia Planum’s engulfing lava flows

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 2, 2018. At the bottom of this VIS image of Daedalia Planum is the the uppermost rim of an impact crater. The unnamed crater has been almost completely filled by lava flows originating from … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Terrain immediately south of Arsia Mons

Terrain immediately south of Arsia Mons. This terrain is probably due to ancient volcanic activity. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Volcanic vent in Arsia Mons caldera

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 5, 2018. This THEMIS image shows part of the southern margin of the summit caldera. This image contains a variety of features representing the major events related to the formation of the volcano. At … Continue reading

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