Tag Archives: Orcus Patera

THEMIS: Dark slope streaks in rugged terrain

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 31, 2018. This VIS image shows part of the ‘rim’ of Orcus Patera. How Orcus Patera formed is a mystery. Along the east facing ridge walls in this image multiple regions of dark slope … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Secondary impacts in Orcus Patera

Secondary impacts in Orcus Patera. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Knob near Orcus Patera

Knob near Orcus Patera — This feature is similar in the morphology and formation process to the circular region we also imaged with ESP_038646_1805. Beautiful Mars series.  

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