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THEMIS: False-color craters and plains in Terra Cimmeria

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 31, 2018. Today’s false color image shows several craters and plains of Terra Cimmeria. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create … Continue reading

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Many bedrock plains are clastic rocks, not lavas

The Martian surface is dominated by loose dust, sands, and rocks, but high spatial resolution imaging has permitted the detection of numerous flat-lying exposures of ancient, intact bedrock. These “bedrock plains” have previously been interpreted as lava sequences, perhaps similar … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Plains north of Coprates Chasma

Plains north of Coprates Chasma. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: False colors on Terra Sirenum plains

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 25, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of the plains and craters in Terra Sirenum. 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: Plains of Terra Cimmeria in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 24, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of the plains of Terra Cimmeria. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Ancient plains of Terra Sabaea

THEMIS Image of the Day, January 5, 2017. Today’s false color image shows some of the extensive plains that comprise Terra Sabaea. Note the variations in color on the plains, which likely identify different geological units. We’re seeing an ancient … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Geo-variety across Terra Sabaea plains

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 28, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of the plains of Terra Sabaea. 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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THEMIS: Tyrrhena Terra’s diverse geology

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 19, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of the plains of Tyrrhena Terra, with its diverse geological units highlighted by the colors.  The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Craters and plains in Terra Cimmeria

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 15, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of the plains of Terra Cimmeria. 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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THEMIS: Varied plains of Terra Sirenum

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 4, 2016. Today’s false color image shows some of the plains of Terra Sirenum. 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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