Tag Archives: Mars Odyssey

THEMIS: Arabia Terra crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 23, 2019. Today’s false color image shows part of an unnamed crater in Arabia Terra. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Polar cap’s edge in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 22, 2019. Today’s false-color image shows the margin between the north polar cap and the surrounding plains (lower right). The polar cap was created by alternating layers of ice and dust, deposited over millions … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Inuvik Crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 21, 2019. Today’s false-color image shows Inuvik Crater, located near the north polar cap. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Basaltic dunes in Firsoff Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 20, 2019. Today’s false color image shows part of Firsoff Crater, located north of Meridiani Planum. Dark blue tones in the false color filter combination are basaltic sands. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dune mound in Acidalia Planitia crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 17, 2019. Today’s false color image shows an unnamed crater in Acidalia Planitia. The dark blue feature on the crater floor is a mound of sand. The sand is tall enough to cast a … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Basaltic dunes on a Meridiani Planum crater floor

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 16, 2019. Today’s false color image shows an unnamed crater north of Meridiani Planum. The dark blue features are small basaltic sand dunes. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different … Continue reading

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Phobos: Full Moon view

For the first time, NASA’s Mars Odyssey orbiter has caught the Martian moon Phobos during a full moon phase. Each color in this new image represents a temperature range detected by Odyssey’s infrared camera, which has been studying the Martian … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Endeavour Crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 15, 2019. Today’s false color image shows part of Endeavour Crater in Meridiani Planum. The MER Opportunity Rover drove along the rim of this crater, ending its 15 year mission after losing contact during … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Noachis Terra in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 8, 2019. Today’s false color image shows part of Noachis Terra. The large craters are unnamed, as is the channel in the center of the image. Dark blue tones in this false color image … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Terra Sabaea in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 7, 2019. Today’s false color image shows part of Terra Sabaea. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color … Continue reading

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