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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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THEMIS: Basaltic sand amid hills in Terra Sabaea

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 14, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows part of northern Terra Sabaea, where hills are common. The blue tones are usually locations of basaltic sand. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Mesas, plains, craters in Terra Sabaea

THEMIS Image of the Day, September 11, 2018. This VIS image shows part of Terra Sabaea, including plains, craters, and mesas. The dark blue tones often indicate locations of basaltic sands. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Terra Sabaea dark slope streaks

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 9, 2018. This VIS image is located in Terra Sabaea. The ridge near the right side of the image contains dark slope streaks. These features are thought to form by downslope movement of material … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dark slope streaks in Terra Sabaea

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 7, 2018. This VIS image is located in an unnamed crater in Terra Sabaea. The entire inner rim of the crater near the center of the image contains dark slope streaks. These features are … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Dunes of Moreux Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 31, 2018. Today’s VIS image shows part of the floor of Moreux Crater. Sand dunes are found in this region of the crater floor. Moreux Crater is located on the northern margin of Terra … Continue reading

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