Tag Archives: Terra Sabaea

THEMIS: Rough ground in Nilosyrtis

THEMIS Image of the Day, June 11, 2019. Today’s VIS image is located on the margin of the Terra Sabaea highlands and the Nilosyrtis Mensae lowlands. The drop off is very steep – about 18,000 ft. This “edge” circles the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Renaudot Crater’s dunes in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 31, 2019. Today’s image shows part of the floor of Renaudot Crater, located on the margin between Terra Sabaea and Utopia Planitia. The small dark blue features at the top right corner of the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Terra Sabaea landscape in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 30, 2019. Today’s false color image shows plains and unnamed craters in Terra Sabaea. 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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HiRISE: In the land of Terra Sabaea

In the land of Terra Sabaea. The rationale for this observation is to look at the fluvial features and diverse composition of the terrain. Terra Sabaea is fairly large and parts of it are found in five quadrangle regions of … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Terra Sabaea in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, May 7, 2019. Today’s false color image shows part of Terra Sabaea. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Northern Terra Sabaea in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 25, 2019. This false-color VIS image shows part of northern Terra Sabaea. Blue tones in false-color images usually indicate basaltic sand. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Terra Sabaea in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, March 5, 2019. This false-color image is located between Terra Sabaea and Isidis Planitia basin. Blue tones in this band configuration indicate basaltic sands. The sands are more prevalent in the plains at the upper … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Bedrock exposures in Terra Sabaea

Bedrock exposures in Terra Sabaea. Terra Sabaea extends from the Hellas impact basin to Utopia Planitia. It covers 4,700 kilometers at its broadest extent. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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HiRISE: Ridges in Terra Sabaea crater

Ridges in Terra Sabaea. The objective of this observation is to determine the nature of ridges on a crater floor.  They may represent inverted terrain. Beautiful Mars series. [More at links]

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THEMIS: Terra Sabaea crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 18, 2018. Part of a large crater fills the center of this VIS image. In this false color image the dark blue material is basaltic sand. The sands are located between the crater rim … Continue reading

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