Tag Archives: infrared

THEMIS: Rabe Crater dunes in infrared

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 28, 2017. This image of Rabe Crater and the region around it was collected using the IR (infrared) camera. The brighter the material, the warmer the surface is. Most dunes on Mars are dark … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Terra Cimmeria’s sand traps

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 10, 2017. This infrared image covers a large swath of Terra Cimmeria, including numerous craters with dunes and dune fields on their floors, as well as dunes located on the plains between craters. Dunes … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Warm dunes glowing in Kaiser Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 9, 2017. This is an infrared image of Kaiser Crater and the dune field on the crater floor. Brighter tones in the image are warmer surfaces. The basaltic dunes are dark in the visible, … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Debris flow

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 8, 2015. Today’s THEMIS image was taken using the infrared camera. Bright toned material is warmer than dark toned surfaces. Material has moved downslope from the top of this hill in Promethei Terra. The … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dunes in IR

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 23, 2015. Warm dunes are brighter than their surroundings in this infrared image of an unnamed crater in Noachis Terra. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Noachis Terra dunes IR

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 12, 2015. This IR image shows a dune field on the floor of an unnamed crater in Noachis Terra. The bright tone indicates the dunes are warmer than most of the material surrounding them. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Russell Crater dunes IR

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 10, 2015. In this infrared image of the dunes on the floor of Russell Crater, the dunes are brighter than the surround materials. This shows that the dunes are warmer than the nearby rocky … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Channel at night

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 18, 2014. Near the bottom of this nighttime IR image are several channels. The dusty channel floors are darker (colder) than the rocky walls. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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