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THEMIS: False color on Terra Sabaea

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

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THEMIS: Gullies, channels, slumps in Terra Sirenum

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

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THEMIS: Channels carving into Claritas Fossae

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

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HiRISE: Channels in crater NE of Hellas Planitia

Channels in crater northeast of Hellas Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.

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Fossil rivers suggest warm, wet ancient Mars

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

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THEMIS: Bahram Vallis

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.

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THEMIS: Kasei Valles

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

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THEMIS: Channel between two craters

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

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THEMIS: Ice-choked channels at highlands’ edge

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

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THEMIS: Evros Vallis

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.

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