Ariadnes Colles - False Color

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this 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. Today's false color image shows part of Ariadnes Colles. The term colles means hills or knobs. The hills appear brighter than the surrounding lowlands, likely due to relatively less dust cover. Ariadnes Colles is located in Terra Cimmeria.

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images. 


Image ID: 
V75346003 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2018-12-09 05:43
Mon, 2021-04-19
512 pixels (17 km)
1824 pixels (63 km)
0.034756 km/pixel
0.0350014 km/pixel


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