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THEMIS: Sand sea in Rabe Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 20, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of the floor of Rabe Crater, which is covered mostly with a wind-shaped sea of sand. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Dunes in northern summer

This dune field formed near the base of the North Polar cap. Dunes require a source of loose particulate material to form. The source of the northern dune fields around the polar cap may be from the layers of dusty … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Crater dunes

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 18, 2016. Today’s VIS image shows a sand sheet with surface dune forms located on the floor of an unnamed crater in Vastitas Borealis. More THEMIS Images of the Day by geological topic.

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THEMIS: Arabia Terra – false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 9, 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

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THEMIS: Rabe Crater dunes — false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 6, 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

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HiRISE: Sand sheet in Ganges Chasma

Sand sheet in Ganges Chasma. Beautiful Mars series.

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