THEMIS: South polar ice in false color

South polar cap in false color (THEMIS_IOTD_20170418)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 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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