Tag Archives: dark slope streaks

THEMIS: Dust avalanches in Terra Sabaea

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 21, 2017. This VIS image shows several dark slope streaks on the inner rim of an unnamed crater in Terra Sabaea. These features are thought to be formed by dust avalanches — downslope movement … Continue reading

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HiRISE: The specters of Mars

The jagged saw-tooth dichotomy, over a grainy texture, seen in this close-up image, reminds us of a scene from an old silent horror movie. Stark and unnerving, like that time between dusk and darkness, as the campfire burns out…was that … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Swept away

Swept away. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Dark slope streaks, of many ages

Everything is a canvas. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Consider the slope streak

Consider the slope streak; and his faded friend. (North is approximately down). Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Slope streaks or recurring slope lineae?

The image shows a region we see many slope streaks, typically dark features on slopes in the equatorial regions on Mars. They may extend for tens of meters in length and gradually fade away with time as new ones form. … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Dark slope streaks on a mound

O small martian mound! Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Mesa in Amazonis Planitia

A mesa in Amazonis Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Dark slope streaks in Arabia Terra crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 22, 2016. Today’s VIS image shows part of an unnamed crater in Arabia Terra. The inner rim of the crater has numerous dark streaks. It is possible that these features form due to downslope … 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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