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File:PIA21196 - Gale Crater - False Color.jpg

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English: 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 Gale Crater. Gale Crater is the home of the Curiosity Rover.

Orbit Number: 46072 Latitude: -4.53679 Longitude: 137.296 Instrument: VIS Captured: 2012-05-03 17:29

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

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages the 2001 Mars Odyssey mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) was developed by Arizona State University, Tempe, in collaboration with Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing. The THEMIS investigation is led by Dr. Philip Christensen at Arizona State University. Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, is the prime contractor for the Odyssey project, and developed and built the orbiter. Mission operations are conducted jointly from Lockheed Martin and from JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.
Date 3 May 2012 (published 22 December 2016)
Source Catalog page · Full-res (JPEG · TIFF)
Author NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU
Location on Mars4° 32′ 12.44″ S, 137° 17′ 45.6″ E View all coordinates using: Google Mapsinfo
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This image or video was catalogued by Jet Propulsion Laboratory of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) under Photo ID: PIA21196.

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