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THEMIS: Lava flows near Ascraeus Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 24, 2016. Today’s VIS image shows a very small portion of the extensive lava flows of the Tharsis volcanic complex. These flows are located southeast of Ascraeus Mons. More THEMIS Images of the Day … Continue reading

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Mars Orbiter Mission: Olympus Mons

Olympus Mons is the largest volcano in the solar system which is present on planet Mars. The altitude of Olympus Mons is nearly three times the altitude of the largest peak on Earth, Mt.Everest. Tharsis volcanoes are Arsia Mons, Pavonis … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ascraeus Mons false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 6, 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: False color Ascraeus Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 27, 2014. Today’s VIS image is a false color image of part of the northern flank of Ascreaus Mons. The bluish section at the top of the image may indicate an atmospheric haze. More … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ascraeus Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 11, 2014. The lava flows in today’s VIS image are part of Ascraeus Mons. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HiRISE: Heart in Ascraeus Mons

What is this strange-looking feature? HiRISE scientists first noticed it in images from the Context Camera and acquired this picture to investigate more closely. The feature indeed does look like a heart. It is located south of Ascraeus Mons, which … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Lava flows

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 4, 2014. The lava flows in this VIS image most likely originated from Ascraeus Mons, one of the large Tharsis volcanos. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS image: Ascaeus Mons summit

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 17, 2014. This VIS image shows the eastern part of the complex caldera at the summit of Ascraeus Mons. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS image: Ascraeus Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 30, 2014. Today’s image shows a different portion of the collapse features located on the northern flank of Ascraeus Mons.

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THEMIS image: Ascraeus Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 29, 2014.┬áThe pits, fractures and channel-like features in this image are located on the northern flank of Ascraeus Mons. Most of these features were created by collapse into lava tubes that existed below the … Continue reading

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