Tag Archives: canyons

THEMIS: Canyon’s edge in Ganges Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 17, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Ganges Chasma. Dunes are visible on the floor of the canyon (bottom right corner of the full image). The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. … Continue reading

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Giant channels carved by repeated small floods?

Geomorphologists who study Earth’s surface features and the processes that formed them have long been interested in how floods, in particular catastrophic outbursts that occur when a glacial lake ice dam bursts, for example, can change a planet’s surface, not … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Layered deposits in Ophir Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 14, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Ophir Chasma, with layered deposits on its floor. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ridges and rubble in Ius Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 28, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Ius Chasma. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. These … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ophir Chasma – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 3, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Ophir Chasma. The wavy edges of the image are a result of elevation variations and a unique period of spacecraft orientation. The THEMIS VIS camera … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ophir Chasma – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 2, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Ophir Chasma. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Coprates Chasma – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 21, 2016. 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: Eos Chasma – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 1, 2016. The THEMIS 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 of … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Hebes Mensa – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 29, 2015. The THEMIS 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 of … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Candor Chasma – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 30, 2015. The THEMIS 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 of … Continue reading

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