Crommelin Crater - False Color

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

This false color image shows part of the interior of Crommelin Crater. This crater contains a large mound of layered materials on the crater floor. This material was deposited after the crater formed. Crommelin Crater is one a several craters in the vicinity that contain large mounds of material on the crater floor. Crommelin Crater is 114 km (71 miles) in diameter and is located near Meridiani Planum.

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.

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


Image ID: 
V63709009 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2016-04-24 14:29
Tue, 2019-12-17
512 pixels (18 km)
1824 pixels (65 km)
0.036078 km/pixel
0.0360478 km/pixel


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