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THEMIS: Basaltic sands in Marth Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 21, 2019. This false color image shows part of the floor of Marth Crater. Dark blue tones typically indicate basaltic sands. Wind action is blowing the sand and dust to the southern side of … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Pasteur Crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 20, 2019. Today’s image shows part of the floor of Pasteur Crater. The deposit in the southwest part of the floor is a fill deposit that is undergoing erosion. Small sand dunes are found … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Herschel Crater floor in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 19, 2019. This VIS image shows part of the floor of Herschel Crater. Sand dunes are visible at the bottom of the image. The dark blue in this false color image typically indicates basaltic … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Mawrth Vallis in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 18, 2019. Mawrth Vallis, a fluvial channel, cuts across the center of this false-color VIS image of Arabia Terra. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Graben in Tempe Fossae in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 26, 2018. This false-color VIS image shows part of Tempe Fossae. Tempe Fossae is a series of tectonic graben that cross Tempe Terra. The downward movement of blocks of material between bounding faults create … Continue reading

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THEMIS: False color on Chryse Planitia

THEMIS image of the Day, October 25, 2018. This false-color VIS image shows some of the plains of Chryse Planitia. The numerous low bumps seen in the image may be related to the giant floods that poured across Chryse, which … Continue reading

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THEMIS: False-color slice across Terra Cimmeria crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 24, 2018. This false-color VIS image shows part of a large unnamed crater in Terra Cimmeria. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Isolated hills on Arcadia Planitia

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 23, 2018. This false-color VIS image shows some of the plains of Arcadia Planitia in the northern lowlands. Isolated small hills are a common feature in this part of the planitia. Hills like these … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Kasei Valles in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 22, 2018. This false-color VIS image shows a section of Kasei Valles. Kasei Valles is a huge outflow channel that drains from the higher elevations of Tharsis down into the lowlands of Chryse Planitia. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Floor of Antoniadi Crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 18, 2018. This false-color VIS image shows part of the floor of Antoniadi Crater, a very large crater located north of Syrtis Major Planum. The various colors indicate differences in composition across the crater … Continue reading

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