Tag Archives: Ophir Chasma

THEMIS: Ophir Chasma floor — false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 14, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Ophir Chasma. The reddish toned feature on the left side of the image is a high standing ridge called Baetis Mensa. The THEMIS VIS camera … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Eroded sediments in Ophir Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 23, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Ophir Chasma. The mounds on the floor are of unknown origin and contain layers, probably laid down in past climate cycles. They appear to have … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Layered deposits in Ophir Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 14, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Ophir Chasma, with layered deposits on its floor. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Drifting sand from Baetis Mensa

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 29, 2016. Today’s false color image shows the northern tip of Baetis Mensa. In false color images dark blue is often basaltic sands. In this image it is possible to trace the sands from the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ophir Chasma – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 28, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Ophir Chasma. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ophir Chasma – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 3, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Ophir Chasma. The wavy edges of the image are a result of elevation variations and a unique period of spacecraft orientation. The THEMIS VIS camera … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ophir Chasma – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, February 2, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Ophir Chasma. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Layers and fractures in Ophir Chasma

Ophir Chasma forms the northern portion of Valles Marineris, and this image features a small part of its wall and floor. The wall rock shows many sedimentary layers and the floor is covered with wind-blown ridges, which are intermediate in … Continue reading

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MOM: 3D portrayals of Ophir Chasma terrain

The image taken by Mars Colour Camera over Ophir Chasma,a canyon in the Coprates quadrangleof Mars at 4° south latitude and 72.5° west longitude.  The word chasma has been designated by the International Astronomical Union to refer to an elongate, steepsided depression. [More at link]

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THEMIS: Ophir Chasma

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 2, 2014. This VIS image shows a portion of the northern cliff face and complex floor deposits of Ophir Chasma. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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