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- CRISM: Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars
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- SHARAD: Shallow Radar
- THEMIS: Thermal Emission Imaging System
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Tag Archives: channels
The ancient highland channels in this image empty into the Eridania Basin (not visible), a large topographically low enclosure with smooth-appearing terrains that may have once contained a large paleolake or ancient sea. Water in these channels flowed to the … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, January 11, 2017. This VIS image shows several channels in and around unnamed craters in Noachis Terra. (If the channels look more like tubes or worms, remember that the sunlight is coming from the right … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, December 20, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Mawrth Vallis. Not far from where this channel winds through highlands lies one of the candidate landing sites for the Curiosity rover, which was eventually … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, December 14, 2016. The channel in this VIS image is located in Terra Sirenum. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.
THEMIS Image of the Day, December 1, 2016. Numerous channels dissect the higher elevation material at the top of this image. This image is located in Noachis Terra. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.
THEMIS Image of the Day, November 18, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Terra Sabaea. This area lies to the west of the Isidis Planitia impact basin, and near one of the candidate landing sites (Jezero Crater) for … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, October 31, 2016. This VIS image shows a group of craters in Terra Sirenum. The elongate crater in the top half of the image has numerous gullies dissecting the inner crater rim as will has … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, October 6, 2016. This VIS image shows several channels dissecting the higher elevations of Claritas Fossae. (Sunlight is coming from the right, as the image was taken in local morning, not long after sunrise.) More … Continue reading
Channels in crater northeast of Hellas Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.
Extensive systems of fossilised riverbeds have been discovered on an ancient region of the Martian surface, supporting the idea that the now cold and dry Red Planet had a warm and wet climate about 4 billion years ago, according to … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, August 15, 2016. Today’s VIS image shows a portion of Bahram Vallis. Bahram Vallis is located at the north eastern margin of Lunae Planum. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.
THEMIS Image of the Day, August 8, 2016. This VIS image shows a portion of Kasei Valles. Kasei Valles is a large channel system that drained from the Tharsis volcanic highlands to the lower elevation Chryse Plainitia. At the top … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, July 19, 2016. This VIS image shows a short section of channel between two craters in Terra Sabaea. One crater is outside the image area at the upper left of the image. The channel appears … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, July 14, 2016. This VIS image is located on the eastern margin of Terra Sabaea. The boundary region between the highlands of Terra Sabaea and the lower elevations of Utopia Planitia is a complex of … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, July 4, 2016. Today’s VIS image shows a small section of Evros Vallis. Evros Vallis is located in the northern part of Noachis Terra. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.