Tag Archives: Terra Sabaea

THEMIS: Dust avalanches in Terra Sabaea

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 21, 2017. This VIS image shows several dark slope streaks on the inner rim of an unnamed crater in Terra Sabaea. These features are thought to be formed by dust avalanches — downslope movement … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Crater floor deposits in Terra Sabaea

Deposits on the floor of a crater in Terra Sabaea. Beautiful Mars series.

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HiRISE: Preserved ejecta and impact melt

This image of a well-preserved unnamed elliptical crater in Terra Sabaea, is illustrative of the complexity of ejecta deposits forming as a by-product of the impact process that shapes much of the surface of Mars. Here we see a portion … 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: False color on Terra Sabaea

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 18, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of Terra Sabaea. This area lies to the west of the Isidis Planitia impact basin, and near one of the candidate landing sites (Jezero Crater) for … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Erased crater (?) in Terra Sabaea

THEMIS Image of the Day, October 12, 2016. Today’s false color image shows part of the plains in Terra Sabaea with what may be an ancient, almost eradicated crater. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dark dune in Terra Sabaea crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 12, 2016. The large isolated dune in this VIS image is located on the floor of an unnamed crater in Terra Sabaea. Its dark tone suggests that the dune sand is largely dust-free, probably … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Geological complexity in Terra Sabaea

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 27, 2016. Today’s false color image shows some of the plains of Sabaea Terra. 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: Channel between two craters

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 19, 2016. This VIS image shows a short section of channel between two craters in Terra Sabaea. One crater is outside the image area at the upper left of the image. The channel appears … Continue reading

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