Tag Archives: Thermal Emission Imaging System

THEMIS: Matara Crater’s sand sheet

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 25, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of the floor of Matara Crater, including the sand sheet with surface dune forms. Matara Crater is located in Noachis Terra, the oldest part of the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Newton Crater’s crater

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 24, 2017. Today’s false color image shows an unnamed crater located on the floor of Newton Crater in Terra Sirenum. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Proctor Crater’s sheet of sand dunes

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 21, 2017. Today’s false color image shows a portion of the large sand sheet with surface dune forms located on the floor of Proctor Crater in Noachis Terra. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Matara Crater’s sand dunes

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 20, 2017. Today’s false color image shows the sand sheet with surface dune forms on the floor of Matara Crater in Noachis Terra. Blue false color suggests basaltic sand, and Matara Crater is one … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Sand trap in Noachis Terra

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 19, 2017. Today’s false color image shows a sand sheet with surface dune forms on the floor of an unnamed crater in Noachis Terrra. The blue false color suggests that the dune sands are … Continue reading

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THEMIS: South polar ice in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 18, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of the south polar cap. This part lies adjacent to the area shown yesterday. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters … Continue reading

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THEMIS: South polar ice cap in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 17, 2017. Today’s false color image shows a trough in the south polar cap. Layering in the ice can be seen at the bottom of the image. The THEMIS VIS camera contains 5 filters. … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Tempe Fossae graben in false color

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 14, 2017. Today’s false color image shows a section of Tempe Fossae located in Tempe Terra. This is a graben that formed when subsurface forces pulled the ground apart, and a portion of the … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Flows upon flows in Daedalia Planum

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 13, 2017. Today’s false color image shows a small portion of Daedalia Planum. This part of Mars is built up from countless interwoven lava flows that have spilled from the giant volcanos of Tharsis … Continue reading

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THEMIS: Gale Crater, false color, part 2

THEMIS Image of the Day, April 12, 2017. Today’s false color image shows part of Gale Crater. The Curiosity Rover is located in Gale Crater.┬áThe Curiosity Rover is located in Gale Crater, where it is traversing the Bagnold Dunes, shown … Continue reading

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