Tag Archives: Noachis Terra

THEMIS: Russell Crater dunes

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 31, 2017. This image shows a slice of the floor of Russell Crater. Russell Crater is located in Noachis Terra. The spectacular dune ridge and other dune forms on the crater floor have caused … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Matara Crater dunes in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 26, 2017. Today’s false color image shows the dune field on the floor of Matara Crater in Noachis Terra. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Noachis Terra in daytime infrared

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 13, 2017. Do you see what I see? Is that a little beetle at the top of the image? (THEMIS Art #124) More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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HRSC: Window to a watery past

This 70 km-wide crater and its surrounds offer a window into the watery past of the Red Planet. The scene, captured by ESA’s Mars Express, is a composite of two images taken in March 2007 and February 2017. It focuses … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Sand pile in Rabe Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 31, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of the floor of Rabe Crater, including part of the dune field. Rabe Crater is located in Noachis Terra. The dunes’ blue tint in the image … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dune sheet in Proctor Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 5, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of the sand sheet with surface dune forms located on the floor of Proctor Crater. Proctor Crater is located in Noachis Terra. The THEMIS VIS camera … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Matara Crater’s sand sheet

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 25, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of the floor of Matara Crater, including the sand sheet with surface dune forms. Matara Crater is located in Noachis Terra, the oldest part of the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Sand trap in Noachis Terra

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 19, 2017. Today’s false color image shows a sand sheet with surface dune forms on the floor of an unnamed crater in Noachis Terrra. The blue false color suggests that the dune sands are … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Gullies eroding rim of Noachis Terra crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 3, 2017. Many gullies dissect the inner rim of this unnamed crater in Noachis Terra. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Heap of dunes in Noachis Terra crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 31, 2017. This VIS image shows a portion of a sand sheet with surface dune forms on the floor of an unnamed crater in Noachis Terra. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological … Continue reading

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