Tag Archives: Noachis Terra

THEMIS: Channels in Noachis Terra craters

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 11, 2017. This VIS image shows several channels in and around unnamed craters in Noachis Terra. (If the channels look more like tubes or worms, remember that the sunlight is coming from the right … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Active dunes in Noachis Terra

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 10, 2017. Today’s VIS image shows part of Noachis Terra, including several large dunes on the floor of an unnamed crater. These dunes are dark in tone, hence free of the light dust that’s … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Gullies in Noachis crater rim

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 9, 2016. Numerous large gullies dissect the inner rim of this unnamed crater in Noachis Terra. (If the gullies looks like ridges, remember that the lighting is coming from the right side of the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Crater on crater in Noachis Terra

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 7, 2016. This VIS images shows part of two unnamed craters in Noachis Terra. The younger of the two craters is at the bottom of the image with one side visible in the image. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Pit crater in Noachis Terra

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 2, 2016. Today’s VIS image is located in Noachis Terra. The unnamed crater at the bottom of the image contains a central pit. Central features such as pits and peaks can provide information about … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Channels winding through Noachis Terra

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 1, 2016. Numerous channels dissect the higher elevation material at the top of this image. This image is located in Noachis Terra. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HiRISE: Dunes atop Noachis Terra crater infill

Dunes atop crater infill. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Noachis Terra crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 20, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of a crater in Noachis Terra. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Irregular basin floor material

Irregular basin floor material. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Paired craters in big Noachis Terra crater – binary asteroid hit?

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 2, 2016. Today’s false color image shows an unnamed crater in Noachis Terra. The paired small craters near the center may be where a binary asteroid struck. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Noachis Terra – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 30, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of the plains of Noachis Terra. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false … Continue reading

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HRSC: MEX spies nameless, ancient impact crater

This striking perspective view from ESA’s Mars Express shows an unnamed but eye-catching impact crater on Mars. This region sits south-west of a dark plain named Mare Serpentis (literally ‘the sea of serpents’), which in turn is located in Noachis … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Evros Vallis

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 4, 2016. Today’s VIS image shows a small section of Evros Vallis. Evros Vallis is located in the northern part of Noachis Terra. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HiRISE: Beautiful blocks of bedrock

This image targets a 3-kilometer diameter crater that occurs within the ejecta blanket of the much older Bakhuysen Crater, a 150-kilometer diameter impact crater in Noachis Terra. Impact craters are interesting because they provide a mechanism to uplift and expose … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Bedrock on floor of Bakhuysen Crater

This HiRISE image shows an exposure of bedrock on the floor of Bakhuysen Crater, a 150-kilometer diameter impact crater in Noachis Terra. The bedrock is highly fragmented and fractured. The distinct false-color in the image may indicate that the tan-colored, … Continue reading

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