Tag Archives: Terra Sirenum

HiRISE: Looking at martian salts and clays

This 3D perspective view is a composite of both HiRISE and data from CRISM, another instrument onboard MRO. This view covers a small patch of ancient Martian real estate in Terra Sirenum. CRISM collects spectral data that can be used … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Landslide in Terra Sirenum crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 15, 2018. A small landslide deposit is visible at the bottom left corner of this VIS image. The landslide is in an unnamed crater in Terra Sirenum. See more THEMIS Images of the Day … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Small channel in Terra Sirenum

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 13, 2018. A small channel system dissects the rim of this unnamed crater in Terra Sirenum. The plains around the crater rim show faint dark streaks, tracks left by dust devils. See more THEMIS … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Channels flowing from a ridge

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 9, 2018. This VIS image is located in Terra Sirenum. The bright linear feature at the bottom of the image is the crest of a ridge. The multiple channel features toward the top of … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Crater rim gullies in Terra Sirenum

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 6, 2018. Numerous gullies dissect the northern rim of this unnamed crater in Terra Sirenum. The inside of the north rim faces away from the Sun and is more deeply gullied than the Sun-facing … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Wind streaks in Terra Sirenum

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 28, 2018. This VIS image shows a small region in Terra Sirenum. The bright material forming “tails” behind the craters were created by surface winds funneled over and around the crater. The raised rims … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Channel within a channel in Terra Sirenum

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 9, 2018. Today’s VIS image is located along the northern margin of Terra Sirenum. This unnamed channel contains a small channel within a larger channel. This would indicate two separate channel forming events. The … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Traipsing across Terra Sirenum

Traipsing across Terra Sirenum. Terra Sirenum is named after the Sirens who were birds with the heads of girls. In the Odyssey these girls captured passing seamen and killed them. Let’s hope future human exploration of this region is less … Continue reading

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HiRISE: A crater slope in Terra Sirenum mocks us

A crater slope in Terra Sirenum mocks us. Beautiful Mars series.

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THEMIS: Crater impact sequence

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 17, 2017.  Today’s VIS image shows unnamed craters in Terra Sirenum. The ejected debris from both impacts have overlapped. The debris from the smaller crater at bottom lies on top, showing that the impact … Continue reading

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