Tag Archives: Thermal Emission Imaging System

THEMIS: Southern ice cap edge & Argentea Planum

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 25, 2017. Today’s false color image shows the edge of the polar cap and Argentea Planum. 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: Newton Crater in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 24, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Newton Crater in Terra Sirenum. The THEMIS 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: 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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THEMIS: Channels of Granicus Valles

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 20, 2017. This VIS image shows part of Granicus Valles. Granicus Valles is just one of several long channels found on the western margin of the Elysium Volcanic Complex. More THEMIS Images of the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Scoured ejecta from Bacolor crater impact

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 19, 2017. Today’s VIS image shows some of the ejecta from Bacolor Crater in Utopia Planitia. There are several layers of ejecta visible in the image. The crater itself is just off the image … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Terra Cimmeria impact-crater ejecta

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 18, 2017. This VIS image shows an unnamed crater in Terra Cimmeria. Note how the ejecta overlays the surrounding terrain, radial to the crater. What produces the two ejecta fields that blanket the ground, … Continue reading

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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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THEMIS: Hills and plains of Terra Sirenum

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 14, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of the plains and highlands of Terra Sirenum. 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: Melas Chasma landslide in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 13, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Melas Chasma, along with a gigantic landslide where part of the canyon rim has collapsed. The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Lohse Crater’s central peaks

THEMIS Image of the Day, July 12, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of the floor of Lohse Crater in Noachis Terra. This large crater has several central peaks that cluster and almost form a ring. The THEMIS camera … Continue reading

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