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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-05 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This view of dwarf planet Ceres from NASA's Dawn spacecraft shows Kaikara Crater, the largest impact crater in this image taken on Oct. 20, 2016.
PIA21238:
Dawn XMO2 Image 18
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-06 Ceres Dawn
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Part of Ezinu Crater on Ceres is seen at top left in this image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft taken on Oct. 20, 2016. The crater features a network of canyon-like features.
PIA21239:
Dawn XMO2 Image 19
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-07 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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Ceres' Ezinu Crater is seen at top right in this image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft taken on Oct. 21, 2016. The crater features a network of canyon-like features.
PIA21240:
Dawn XMO2 Image 20
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-08 Ceres Dawn
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This scene viewed by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on Oct. 20, 2016, from Ceres features terrain near the rim of the large crater named Kerwan, at lower left. A much smaller, fresher crater called Cacaguat is seen in the lower right corner.
PIA21241:
Dawn XMO2 Image 21
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-09 Ceres Dawn
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Dantu Crater on Ceres, at top center, is featured in this image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft taken on Oct. 21, 2016. A small crater located around the 5 o'clock position within Dantu is called Centeotl.
PIA21242:
Dawn XMO2 Image 22
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-05 Hyperion Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Aug. 22, 2016, show's the moon Hyperion tumbles as it orbits Saturn. Hyperion's spin axis has a chaotic orientation in time.
PIA20512:
Chaos at Hyperion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-05 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the canyon wall of Melas Chasma.
PIA21181:
Melas Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-05 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Navcam (MSL)
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This Dec. 2, 2016, view from the Navcam on the mast of NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover shows rocky ground within view while the rover was working at an intended drilling site called 'Precipice' on lower Mount Sharp.
PIA21140:
Martian Terrain Near Curiosity's 'Precipice' Target
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-06 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the dune field on the floor of Rabe Crater.
PIA21183:
Rabe Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-07 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of two unnamed craters in Noachis Terra.
PIA21184:
Crater on Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-07 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
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This mosaic combines four frames taken by the microscopic imager on NASA's Opportunity's robotic arm on Oct. 2, 2016 showing relatively bright outcropping of rock, dubbed 'Gasconade' on the western edge of Mars' Endeavour Crater.
PIA21141:
Opportunity Inspects 'Gasconade' on 'Spirit Mound' of Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-07 Mars Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Microscopic Imager
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This image of a target called 'Private Joseph Field' combines four images from the microscopic imager on the robotic arm of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, with enhanced color information added from the rover's panoramic camera.
PIA21142:
Opportunity View of 'Private Joseph Field' on Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-08 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The channel-like features in this image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft are tectonic graben. The graben (called Icaria Fossae) are located in Terra Sirenum.
PIA21185:
Icaria Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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Subtle variations in color look like brush strokes as the lightly frosted terrain reflects light on Mars as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA21214:
Painting with Frost
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Subtle variations in color look like brush strokes as the lightly frosted terrain reflects light on Mars as seen by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA21215:
Cracks in a Crater's Ice
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows one of these exotic locales at the South Pole. The polar cap is made from carbon dioxide (dry ice). The circular pits are holes in this dry ice layer that expand by a few meters each Martian year.
PIA21216:
The Coolest Landscape on Mars (or Earth)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-07 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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The steep walls of Valles Marineris sometimes fail, creating giant landslides. This provides a clean exposure of the underlying bedrock, as seen image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA21217:
Colorful Bedrock Exposed in a Landslide Scarp
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-09 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows numerous large gullies dissect the inner rim of this unnamed crater in Noachis Terra.
PIA21186:
Crater Gullies
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft was obtained about two days before its first close pass by the outer edges of Saturn's main rings during its penultimate mission phase.
PIA21052:
Over Saturn's Turbulent North
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-06 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Wide Angle
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This collage of images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's northern hemisphere and rings as viewed with four different spectral filters; each is sensitive to different wavelengths of light and reveals clouds and hazes at different altitudes.
PIA21053:
Saturnian Hexagon Collage
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Add Image to Favorite List 2016-12-06 Sol (our sun) SDO
Atmosphere Imaging Assembly
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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spied a substantial coronal hole begin to rotate into view over Dec. 1-2, 2016. Coronal holes are magnetically open areas of the sun's magnetic field structure that spew streams of high speed solar wind into space.
PIA21208:
Coronal Hole Coming Around Animation Icon
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