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HiRISE: A channel in the southern mid-latitudes

A channel in the southern mid-latitudes. The objective of this observation is to examine a channel on the eastern side of an eroded crater wall. This scene was also imaged by the Context Camera onboard MRO. HiRISE Picture of the … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Hephaestus Fossae pits

Hephaestus Fossae pits. The Hephaestus Fossae are a system of troughs and channels that are about 604 kilometers in length. The fossae have been tentatively identified as outflow channels, but their origin and evolution remain ambiguous. HiRISE Picture of the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Terra Sabaea in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 7, 2019. Today’s false color image shows part of Terra Sabaea. 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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HiRISE: Side by side

Side by side. The objective of this observation is to examine a small channel that has cut through a crater north of Hellas Planitia. HiRISE Picture of the Day archive. [More at links]

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THEMIS: Her Desher Vallis in Noachis Terra

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 21, 2018. This VIS image shows a section of Her Desher Vallis. This channel is located in Noachis Terra. See more THEMIS Images of the Day by geological subject.

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THEMIS: Rim of two craters

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 11, 2018. In the center of this VIS image is a crater rim, which is shared by two craters. The crater with the deeper floor is at the bottom of the image, and this … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Small channel in Terra Sirenum

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 13, 2018. A small channel system dissects the rim of this unnamed crater in Terra Sirenum. The plains around the crater rim show faint dark streaks, tracks left by dust devils. See more THEMIS … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Channels flowing from a ridge

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 9, 2018. This VIS image is located in Terra Sirenum. The bright linear feature at the bottom of the image is the crest of a ridge. The multiple channel features toward the top of … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Intricate CO2 frost patterns

This polar terrain is cut by an intricate pattern of channels. Carbon dioxide frost in the channels make them bright at this time of year. [More at link]

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THEMIS: Hephaestus Fossae channel and crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 18, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows a crater on Hephaestus Fossae. The crater is fairly young, as there is only minimal modification of the crater floor. While it appears that the crater sits of … Continue reading

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