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THEMIS: Windstreak on Daedalia Planum

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 26, 2016. The “tail” behind the crater at the top of this VIS image is called a windstreak. This feature is formed by winds blowing over, in, and around the crater. Turbulence in the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Daedalia Planum’s volcanic vents

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 29, 2016. n the bottom half of this VIS image is a line of small volcanic vents. These vents emplaced lava to both sides of the vent ridge. The linear contact of dark/bright surface … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Lava flow and crater, Daedalia Planum

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 26, 2016. Today’s VIS image shows a small portion of Daedalia Planum. Daedalia Planum was created by lava flows from Arsia Mons. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Wind streaks on Daedalia Planum

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 23, 2016. This VIS image shows part of Daedalia Planum as well as several windstreaks. There is a large streak in the bottom half of the frame from a large crater off the image … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dark slope streaks

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 7, 2016. Today’s VIS image shows the inner rim of an unnamed crater on the western margin of Daedalia Planum. Numerous dark streaks are visible on the faces of the inner rim. A possible … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Daedalia Planum

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 10, 2015. The lava flows in this VIS image are part of Daedalia Planum, a huge lava field that originates from Arsia Mons. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Windstreaks

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 29, 2015. Today’s VIS image shows windstreaks on the lava flows of Daedalia Planum. The “tail” behind the crater indicates winds blew from east to west. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Daedalia Planum

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 19, 2015. This VIS image shows part of the extensive flow field called Daedalia Planum. The lava flows originated at Arsia Mons. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HiRISE: Channel & flow features in west Daedalia

Channel and flow features on the western edge of Daedalia Planum. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Daedalia Planum — false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 13, 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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