Tag Archives: Meroe Patera

THEMIS: Dunes and wrinkle ridge, Meroe Patera

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 26, 2017. This image shows part of the dune field near Meroe Patera. High resolution imaging by other spacecraft has revealed that the dunes in this region are moving. Winds are blowing the dunes … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Large wrinkle ridge in Meroe Patera

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 25, 2017. This image shows part of the dune field near Meroe Patera. The large ropy ridge running down the picture is a wrinkle ridge. These are caused when compression forces cause lava flows … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dunes, wrinkle ridges, wind streaks

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 24, 2017. This image shows part of the dune field near Meroe Patera. High resolution imaging by other spacecraft has revealed that the dunes in this region are moving. Winds are blowing the dunes … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Thin lines of dunes on Meroe Patera

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 23, 2017. This image shows part of the dune field near Meroe Patera. High resolution imaging by other spacecraft has revealed that the dunes in this region are moving. Winds are blowing the dunes … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Wind streaks near Meroe Patera

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 20, 2017. This image shows part of the dune field near Meroe Patera. High resolution imaging by other spacecraft has revealed that the dunes in this region are moving. Winds from the northeast (upper … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dunes in Syrtis Major

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 17, 2017. This image shows part of the Nili Patera dune field. High resolution imaging by other spacecraft has revealed that the dunes in this region are moving. Winds are blowing the dunes across … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Meroe and Nili Paterae in Syrtis Major

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 16, 2017. This image shows part of the Nili Patera dune field. High resolution imaging by other spacecraft has revealed that the dunes in this region are moving. Winds are blowing the dunes across … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Syrtis Major Planum in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 14, 2016.┬áToday’s false color image shows part of Syrtis Major Planum, between Nili Patera and Meroe Patera. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Dunes and Meroe Patera crater

Nothing stops the dunes. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Sand avalanches in Meroe Patera

One of the major extended-mission objectives for HiRISE has been to re-image parts of the surface to look for changes. Such observations can tell us what processes are active today. This image was acquired as part of a series to … Continue reading

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