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- CRISM: Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars
- CTX: Context Camera
- HiRISE: High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment
- MARSIS: Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding
- SHARAD: Shallow Radar
- THEMIS: Thermal Emission Imaging System
- All Mars missions list
- Mars 2020 Rover
- Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN)
- Mars Exploration Rovers (MER)
- Mars Express (MEX)
- Mars Odyssey
- Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) / Mangalyaan
- Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
- Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Tag Archives: pedestal craters
Phantom lands of Mars. Beautiful Mars series.
THEMIS Image of the Day, April 11, 2016. This VIS image shows part of an unnamed crater in Amazonis Planitia. The radial nature of the emplaced ejecta can be seen at the edge of the ejecta. It is somewhat unusual … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, October 7, 2015. The THEMIS VIS 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 … Continue reading
In this image, we see an approximately 500-meter crater that is fairly fresh (in geological terms), but the ejecta is already high-standing. Could this be an indication of early stage of pedestal development? A pedestal crater is when the ejecta … Continue reading
THEMIS Image of the Day, March 5, 2015. The THEMIS VIS 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 … Continue reading
A most noble and perfect little crater. Beautiful Mars series.
This HiRISE image shows what is termed a pedestal crater, so-called because the level of the surface adjacent to the crater is elevated relative to the surface of the surrounding terrain. The raised surface has patterns and a general outline … Continue reading
Beautiful Mars series. Polygons, dust devil tracks, and inverted craters. More Beautiful Mars images.
Beautiful Mars series. Pedestal crater in the Eumenides Dorsum region. More Beautiful Mars images.
THEMIS Image of the Day, March 31, 2014. A multitude of dust devil tracks mark the suface in this region of Utopia Planitia. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.