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THEMIS: Acidalia’s Bonestell Crater in false colors

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 9, 2018. This VIS image shows Bonestell Crater located in Acidalia Planitia. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Crater mounds in Crommelin and Firsoff craters

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 8, 2018. This VIS image shows parts of Crommelin and Firsoff Craters. Both craters contain large mounds of layered materials on the crater floor. This material was deposited after the craters formed and may … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Over the summit of Pavonis Mons

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 28, 2018. Today’s VIS image crosses the flanks and summit of Pavonis Mons. Calderas are down-dropped areas which collapse when lava inside the volcano withdraws, removing its support for the heavy rock layers above. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Landslide in Mutch Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 27, 2018. Today’s image shows part of Mutch Crater in Xanthe Terra. At the bottom of the image, visible in warm tones, is a short section of the crater’s southern rim. Note the landslide … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Sands of Tombaugh Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 26, 2018. Tombaugh Crater is in the center of this VIS image. Dark blue tones are basaltic sands of the floor of the crater. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Arabia Terra landscape in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 24, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows part of Arabia Terra. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Amazonis Planitia in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 21, 2018. This image shows a portion of Amazonis Planitia, part of the vast northern lowlands of Mars. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Nepenthes Mensae in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 20, 2018. Nepenthes Mensae is the region of hills and mesas north of Terra Cimmeria. The dark blue part of the image is a region of basaltic sands. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Terra Sabaea crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 18, 2018. Part of a large crater fills the center of this VIS image. In this false color image the dark blue material is basaltic sand. The sands are located between the crater rim … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Lunae Mensa in Kasei Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 17, 2018. Today’s image shows a portion of Kasei Valles. The plateau in the center of the image is called Lunae Mensa. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters … Continue reading

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