THEMIS: Rabe Crater dunes in infrared

Rabe Crater dunes in infrared (THEMIS_IOTD_20170328)THEMIS Image of the Day, March 28, 2017. This image of Rabe Crater and the region around it was collected using the IR (infrared) camera. The brighter the material, the warmer the surface is. Most dunes on Mars are dark in visible wavelengths and bright in infrared. The majority of large craters in the southern hemisphere contain dunes on the crater floor.

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