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THEMIS: Among the Badlands of Cavi Angusti

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 18, 2017. This is another VIS image showing late afternoon shadows. This image is located in Cavi Angusti, an area of extensive badlands in the southern highlands of Mars. More THEMIS Images of the … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: ‘Arm error recovery’

Sol 1102-1104, September 11, 2015, update from USGS scientist Ken Herkenhoff: The Sol 1101 activities that we planned yesterday did not complete due to an arm error while it was being stowed.  Apparently the shoulder azimuth motor was too cold, … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Arabia Terra false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 26, 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: Ophir Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 2, 2014. This VIS image shows a portion of the northern cliff face and complex floor deposits of Ophir Chasma. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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