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Tag Archives: Isidis Planitia
THEMIS Image of the Day, March 5, 2019. This false-color image is located between Terra Sabaea and Isidis Planitia basin. Blue tones in this band configuration indicate basaltic sands. The sands are more prevalent in the plains at the upper … Continue reading
Diverse lithologies of the Fourth Planet. This nice image is located in Syrtis Major, right next to Isidis Planitia and south of the Nili Fossae formations. On Mars. HiRISE Picture of the Day archive [More at links]
Channels and ripples along crater walls. From the science rationale: “We would like a HiRISE image of the selected area to look for evidence of both fluvial and aeolian processes on the crater wall. Specifically, we are looking for channels … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, May 29, 2018. This VIS image is located on the margin of the Nili Fossae region and Isidis Planitia. At the bottom of the image a channel feature is visible, the branch on the right … Continue reading
Fractured ground in Isidis Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.
Cratered cones and ridges in Isidis Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.
Isolated layered hill in Isidis Planitia. Beautiful Mars series.
THEMIS Image of the Day, April 14, 2016. Small, dark dunes are located on the floor of this unnamed crater in Isidis Planitia. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.
THEMIS Image of the Day, March 30, 2015. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. These false color images may reveal subtle variations … Continue reading
This image is located right along the rim of the Isidis impact basin, at the foot of Libya Montes. Here we see iron-magnesium phyllosilicates (cyan). Phyllosilicates are clay and clay-like minerals formed by chemical reactions with liquid water. They are … Continue reading