THEMIS: South polar ice cap in false color

Mars south polar ice in false color (THEMIS_IOTD_20170417)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. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. These false color images may reveal subtle variations of the surface not easily identified in a single band image.

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