Tag Archives: MRO

HiRISE: Landslide domes near Uzboi Vallis

Landslide dome dunes near Uzboi Vallis. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Mid-latitude terrain sample

Mid-latitude terrain sample. These cutouts utilize the infrared-red-blue (IRB) filter. Beautiful Mars series.

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MARCI weather report, August 7-13, 2017

Last week on Mars, a large dust storm swept over northern Acidalia during the first couple of sols. This dust storm quickly subsided and became a diffuse dust cloud north of Arabia. Towards the end of the week, subsequent dust … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Mass-wasting at Capri Mensa

Photographic plethora. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Crater with possible phyllosilicates

Crater with possible phyllosilicates in the Terra Cimmeria highlands. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Down in an ancient impact crater

Down in an ancient impact crater. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Flow of material through a gap in a crater rim in Phlegra Montes

Flow of material through a gap in a crater rim in Phlegra Montes. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: The Painted Desert near Mawrth Vallis

The clay-rich terrain surrounding Mawrth Vallis is one of the most scenic regions of Mars, a future interplanetary park. Here, we cut a long, oblique view into strips to see the full color coverage in more compact form. The origin … Continue reading

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MARCI weather report, July 31-August 6, 2017

Dust storm activity was sporadic across much of Mars this past week. The northern plains were largely inactive apart from a pulse of activity over Acidalia at the end of the week. Looking to the southern highlands, small transient dust … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Crater rim layers, rubble, and gullies

This is a close view of the rim and upper wall of an impact crater on the Martian surface. The layers in enhanced color are exposed subsurface strata that are relatively resistant to erosion. Boulder-like rubble beyond the crater rim … Continue reading

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