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HiRISE: Nili Patera dunes

Nili Patera dunes. This picture gives almost complete coverage of this particular area at HiRISE resolution. Excellent! Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Nili Patera fractures and dunes in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 27, 2017. This false color image covers the region from Nili Patera at the top of the frame to the dunes near Meroe Patera (which is off the bottom of the image). High resolution … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dunes in Nili Patera

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 19, 2017. This is a false color image of 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 … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Nili Patera dunes in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 18, 2017. This is a false color image of 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 … 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. Today’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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Surface expression of intrusive volcanism on Mars

Planetary Geomorphology Image of the Month, May 30, 2016: Peter Fawdon (University of London). Volcanism is an important process that can be observed on the surface of many planetary bodies. Not all magma bodies erupt extrusively onto the planet’s surface, … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Nili Patera – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 6, 2016. The THEMIS 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 of … Continue reading

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HiRISE: All along the fractures

We often take images of sand dunes to study the mobile soils. These images provide information about erosion and movement of surface material, about wind and weather patterns, even about the soil grains and grain sizes. However, looking past the … Continue reading

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