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THEMIS: Soft-featured craters in Arcadia Planitia

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 19, 2018. This false-color VIS image shows some of the plains and craters located in Arcadia Planitia. The soft-looking features in the impact craters indicate ground ice at shallow depths below the surface. In … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Floor of Antoniadi Crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 18, 2018. This false-color VIS image shows part of the floor of Antoniadi Crater, a very large crater located north of Syrtis Major Planum. The various colors indicate differences in composition across the crater … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Mawrth Vallis craters in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 17, 2018. This VIS image shows a small section of Mawrth Valles and several surrounding craters located in Arabia Terra. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Lava flows on plains east of Hecates Tholus

THEMIS image of the Day, October 16, 2018. This VIS image shows the plains to the east of Hecates Tholus. In this false-color view lie several lava flow fronts and scattered impact craters. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Granicus Valles in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 15, 2018. This VIS image shows some of the complex channels that make up Granicus Valles. This channel system is located west of Elysium Mons. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Trouvelot Crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 12, 2018. This VIS image shows Trouvelot Crater and a smaller crater on its floor. Dark blue tones in this version of color combination is often dark basaltic sands. The THEMIS VIS camera contains … Continue reading

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THEMIS: High on the east flank of Pavonis Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 11, 2018. This false-color VIS image shows the eastern flank of Pavonis Mons. The darker streaks are created by wind action, and the curving lines are faults produced when the volcano “relaxed” under the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Subdued northern plains craters

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 10, 2018. This VIS image shows the margin and ejecta surrounding two craters located in the northern plains. The rim and ejecta are very subdued compared to craters elsewhere in the same region. The … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Acidalia’s Bonestell Crater in false colors

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 9, 2018. This VIS image shows Bonestell Crater located in Acidalia Planitia. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Crater mounds in Crommelin and Firsoff craters

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 8, 2018. This VIS image shows parts of Crommelin and Firsoff Craters. Both craters contain large mounds of layered materials on the crater floor. This material was deposited after the craters formed and may … Continue reading

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