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Mars Express: Dark dust devil tracks

The winds of Mars are responsible for myriad features across the planet’s surface – including the dark dunes and wispy, filament-like streaks seen in this image from ESA’s Mars Express. The intriguing features shown here are ‘dust devil’ tracks: as … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Tapestry of dunes in Proctor Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, December 14, 2018. This VIS image shows part of the extensive dune field on the floor of Proctor Crater. Proctor Crater is located in Noachis Terra. See more THEMIS Images of the Day by geological … Continue reading

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THEMIS: False-color dunes in Proctor Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 30, 2018. Today’s false-color image shows the floor of Proctor Crater, including the large dune field. Basaltic sands are typically blue in false-color images. Proctor Crater is located in Noachis Terra. The THEMIS VIS … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Down in Proctor Crater

Down in Proctor Crater. Proctor Crater is 168 kilometers in diameter, and its massive dune field has been imaged by us for several years to track changes over time. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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THEMIS: Proctor Crater floor in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 2, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Proctor Crater in Noachis Terra. 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: Sheet of sand dunes in Proctor Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 10, 2017. This VIS image shows a portion of the dune sheet and other dune forms on the floor of Proctor Crater. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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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: Proctor Crater’s sheet of sand dunes

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 21, 2017. Today’s false color image shows a portion of the large sand sheet with surface dune forms located on the floor of Proctor Crater in Noachis Terra. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Waves of dunes on Proctor Crater floor

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 8, 2017. This VIS image shows the large dune field located on the floor of Proctor Crater in Noachis Terra. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Proctor Crater’s sand sheet

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 28, 2016. This VIS image shows part of the large sand sheet within Proctor Crater. The surface of the sand sheet hosts dune forms. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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