Tag Archives: infrared

THEMIS: Channels across lava plains near Nirgal Vallis

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 22, 2017. Do you see what I do? Someone on Mars is smiling at me. (THEMIS Art #131) More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Rock glaciers and ice in Deuteronilus

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 15, 2017. Do you see what I see? Looks like the letter L, or maybe someone sitting down. (THEMIS Art #126) More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Craters in Memnonia

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 14, 2017. Do you see what I see? Is that a momma holding a baby? (THEMIS Art #125) More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Noachis Terra in daytime infrared

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 13, 2017. Do you see what I see? Is that a little beetle at the top of the image? (THEMIS Art #124) More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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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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