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THEMIS: Pit crater in Noachis Terra

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 2, 2016. Today’s VIS image is located in Noachis Terra. The unnamed crater at the bottom of the image contains a central pit. Central features such as pits and peaks can provide information about … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Snow & ice fill crater in martian Arctic

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 30, 2016. This VIS image shows part of the north polar cap. This image is along the cap margin. The buried remnants of an impact crater are visible in the bottom half of the … Continue reading

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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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HiRISE: Exposed fractured bedrock in a crater

This HiRISE image shows the central pit feature of an approximately 20-kilometer diameter complex crater in located at 304.480 degrees east, -11.860 degrees south, just north of the Valles Marineris. Here we can observe a partial ring of light-toned, massive … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Crater & caldera on Elysium Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 7, 2016. This VIS image shows two circular features. The flat floored feature at the top of the image is the summit caldera of Elysium Mons and was formed by volcanic activity. The bowl-shaped … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Rim of Verlaine Crater

Rim of Verlaine Crater. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Noachis Terra crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 20, 2016.┬áToday’s false color image shows part of a crater in Noachis Terra. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Crater flooded by lava

An unfortunate crater buried by lava buried in Athabasca Valles. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Erased crater (?) in Terra Sabaea

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 12, 2016.┬áToday’s false color image shows part of the plains in Terra Sabaea with what may be an ancient, almost eradicated crater. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Craters within craters in Terra Cimmeria

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 28, 2016. This VIS image shows two craters in Terra Cimmeria. The inner crater impacted at some time after the outer crater was created. The rim of the smaller, interior crater has several gullies … Continue reading

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