Tag Archives: craters

HiRISE: A crater slope in Terra Sirenum mocks us

A crater slope in Terra Sirenum mocks us. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Well-preserved crater interior, Hesperia Planum

Interior of a well-preserved crater in Hesperia Planum. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: The Case of the Missing Crater Rim

Perched at the edge of an outflow channel, these two craters appear to have lost a portion of their crater rims during a flood event. Alternatively, it is also possible that the craters impacted the edge of the outflow channel … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Those rugged slopes

Those rugged slopes. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Ridges in a crater floor

Ridges in a crater floor. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Two small craters in Terra Sirenum

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 19, 2017. Do you see what I see? Shadows are just right to form googly eyes. (THEMIS Art #128). More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HiRISE: Layers on rim of southern impact crater

Swoop! – Layers on the rim of an impact crater in the southern region of Mars. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Craters in Memnonia

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 14, 2017. Do you see what I see? Is that a momma holding a baby? (THEMIS Art #125) More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HiRISE: Crater on a crater wall

It’s not that common to see craters on steep hills, partly because rocks falling downhill can quickly erase such craters. Here, however, a small impact occurred on the sloping wall of a larger crater and is well-preserved. Dark, blocky ejecta … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Triple strike on Solis Planum

THEMIS image of the Day, June 6, 2017. Today’s VIS image is of a group of craters in Solis Planum. Because three of the craters are overlapping it is possible to determine the order in which those three were created. … Continue reading

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