Tag Archives: basaltic sand

THEMIS: Renaudot Crater’s dunes in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 31, 2019. Today’s image shows part of the floor of Renaudot Crater, located on the margin between Terra Sabaea and Utopia Planitia. The small dark blue features at the top right corner of the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Herschel Crater floor in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 29, 2019. This false color image shows part of the floor of Herschel Crater. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Arabia Terra crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 23, 2019. Today’s false color image shows part of an unnamed crater in Arabia Terra. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Basaltic dunes in Firsoff Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 20, 2019. Today’s false color image shows part of Firsoff Crater, located north of Meridiani Planum. Dark blue tones in the false color filter combination are basaltic sands. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dune mound in Acidalia Planitia crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 17, 2019. Today’s false color image shows an unnamed crater in Acidalia Planitia. The dark blue feature on the crater floor is a mound of sand. The sand is tall enough to cast a … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Basaltic dunes on a Meridiani Planum crater floor

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 16, 2019. Today’s false color image shows an unnamed crater north of Meridiani Planum. The dark blue features are small basaltic sand dunes. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Noachis Terra in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 8, 2019. Today’s false color image shows part of Noachis Terra. The large craters are unnamed, as is the channel in the center of the image. Dark blue tones in this false color image … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Arabia Terra crater dunes

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 15, 2019. Today’s VIS image is located in an unnamed crater in Arabia Terra. Dark blue in this combination is typically basaltic sands. The presence of sand dunes with this tone indicated that these … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Sand dunes and sheets in Arabia Terra

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 10, 2019. This false-color VIS image is located in an unnamed crater in Arabia Terra. Dark blue tones in false color indicate basaltic sands. These sands have created the dunes seen in this image, … Continue reading

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THEMIS; Rutherford Crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 1, 2019. Today’s VIS image shows part of the floor of Rutherford Crater. Blue tones in false color images are indicative of basaltic sand. Rutherford Crater is approximately 107 km (66 miles) in diameter. … Continue reading

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