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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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THEMIS: Mawrth Vallis craters in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 17, 2018. This VIS image shows a small section of Mawrth Valles and several surrounding craters located in Arabia Terra. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Colorful impact

Some regions of Mars are not very colorful, but we can be surprised by local features. This image of an impact crater in the south Syrtis Major region was acquired as a “ride-along” with a CRISM observation, which targeted this … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Trouvelot Crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 12, 2018. This VIS image shows Trouvelot Crater and a smaller crater on its floor. Dark blue tones in this version of color combination is often dark basaltic sands. The THEMIS VIS camera contains … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Subdued northern plains craters

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 10, 2018. This VIS image shows the margin and ejecta surrounding two craters located in the northern plains. The rim and ejecta are very subdued compared to craters elsewhere in the same region. The … Continue reading

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