Tag Archives: Coprates Chasma

THEMIS: Flat-top ridge erodes to spurs & gullies

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 23, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Coprates Chasma, where a flat-topped ridge is eroding from both sides into blade-like terrain with spur-and-gully topography. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The … Continue reading

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HiRISE: West Coprates Chasma

West Coprates Chasma. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Monitoring dunes in Coprates Chasma

Monitoring dunes in Coprates Chasma.  – Always keep your eye on those dunes. They creep up on you. Slowly. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Coprates Chasma in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 16, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Coprates 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, in false colors

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 9, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Coprates Chasma, one of the sub-canyons making up the equatorial rift system named Valles Marineris. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Light-toned materials on the floor of Coprates Chasma

These enhanced-color views are part of the floor of Coprates Chasma in giant Valles Marineris. A single image area (only about 1.1 by 9 kilometers) shows a tremendous variety of rock types, as indicated by their colors and textures. These … Continue reading

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Do salts draw water from atmosphere for RSLs?

Puzzles persist about possible water at seasonally dark streaks on Martian slopes, according to a new study of thousands of such features in the Red Planet’s largest canyon system. The study published today [in the Journal of Gephysical Research] investigated … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Coprates Chasma – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 29, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Coprates Chasma. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Coprates Chasma – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 11, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of the floor of Coprates Chasma. Small dark dunes are visible in the center of this image. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from … 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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