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HiRISE: Deposits along the floor of Coprates Catena

Deposits along the floor of Coprates Catena. The rest of this depression has very interesting layered deposits so we’re interested to see if there could be some here too. Coprates Catena is roughly in the center of the Valles Marineris … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Landslide into Coprates Catena

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 5, 2018. A landslide deposit is visible in this VIS image of Coprates Catena. Coprates Catena parallels the much larger Coprates Chasma; both are part of Valles Marineris. More THEMIS Images of the Day … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Layers along a pit in Coprates Catena

This image shows the western wall of a small pit that is located along the floor of a larger trough in Coprates Catena. Dark layers are exposed along the bottom of the pit wall while light-toned layers are near the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Pit crater — false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 18, 2015. 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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