Tag Archives: Themis Image of the Day

THEMIS: Dunes changing from little to big

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 8, 2017. This image shows part of the dune field just south of the large sand ridge – which is visible on the very top of the image. There is a huge range of … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Massive dune ridge in Russell Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 7, 2017. This image shows the central part of the dune field on the floor of Russell Crater. The large ridge “bends” about 60 degrees from parallel to the right side of the image … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Fingers of sand in Russell Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 4, 2017. This image shows the western part of the dune field on the floor of Russell Crater. Russell Crater is located in Noachis Terra. A spectacular dune ridge and other dune forms on … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Russell Crater dune ridge, north end

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 3, 2017. This image shows the western section of the large sand ridge on the floor of Russell Crater. This is also the northern extent of the dune field. The crest of the large … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Big dunes grow from small: Russell Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 2, 2017. This image shows individual dunes on the floor of Russell Crater, as well as larger dunes created by individual dunes coalescing. These dunes are in the western part of the dune field. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Network of dunes in Russell Crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, August 1, 2017. This image shows individual dunes on the floor of Russell Crater. These dunes are in the southern part of the dune field. Russell Crater is located in Noachis Terra. A spectacular dune … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Russell Crater dunes

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 31, 2017. This image shows a slice of the floor of Russell Crater. Russell Crater is located in Noachis Terra. The spectacular dune ridge and other dune forms on the crater floor have caused … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Coprates Chasma in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 28, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Coprates Chasma, just one side canyon within the vast equatorial rift zone called Valles Marineris. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Argentea Planum in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 27, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Argentea Planum near the south polar cap. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Matara Crater dunes in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 26, 2017. Today’s false color image shows the dune field on the floor of Matara Crater in Noachis Terra. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in … Continue reading

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