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HiRISE: Monitoring steep slopes in Asimov Crater

Monitoring the steep slopes of Asimov Crater. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Asimov Crater’s sedimentary infill

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 1, 2017. Today’s false color image shows more of Asimov Crater. Gullies along the crater rim are visible in this image. Where did the crater’s infill come from?  What is removing it? The THEMIS … Continue reading

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THEMIS: What has filled Asimov Crater?

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 28, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Asimov Crater. Asimov Crater is unique in that the crater floor has been completely filled with material to approximately the crater rim and then a … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Seasonal flows in Asimov Crater

Seasonal flows called recurring slope lineae (RSL) grow down warm slopes in the summer, fade when they become inactive, then re-form the following year when the slopes warm up again from the Sun. We see many of these RSL over … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Asimov Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 27, 2015. Asimov Crater is unique in that the crater floor has been completely filled with material to approximately the crater rim and then a series depressions have occurred near the crater rim. More … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Asimov Crater gullies

Asimov Crater gullies. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Asimov Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 10, 2015. Numerous gullies are visible in this VIS image of Asimov Crater. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HiRISE: Bedrock in a trough in Asimov Crater

This image was acquired in southern winter over part of Asimov Crater (latitude 47.5 S), showing the equator-facing slope of a deep trough inside the crater. The crater appears to have been completely filled by a thick sequence of materials, … Continue reading

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