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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-23 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of an unnamed crater in Noachis Terra.
PIA21319:
Dunes and Gullies
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-22 Spitzer Space Telescope
TRAPPIST
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This frame from a video depicts artist's concepts of each of the seven planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1, an ultra-cool dwarf star. Over 21 days.
PIA21468:
TRAPPIST-1 Planets - Flyaround Animation
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-22 Spitzer Space Telescope
TRAPPIST
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This illustration shows the seven TRAPPIST-1 planets as they might look as viewed from Earth using a fictional, incredibly powerful telescope. The sizes and relative positions are correctly to scale.
PIA21429:
Transit Illustration of TRAPPIST-1
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-22 Spitzer Space Telescope
TRAPPIST
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All seven planets discovered in orbit around the red dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 could easily fit inside the orbit of Mercury, the innermost planet of our solar system.
PIA21428:
TRAPPIST-1 Comparison to Solar System and Jovian Moons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-22 Spitzer Space Telescope
TRAPPIST
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This frame from a video details a system of seven planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1, an ultra-cool dwarf star.
PIA21427:
TRAPPIST-1 Planetary Orbits and Transits
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-22 Spitzer Space Telescope
TRAPPIST
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The first observations of the TRAPPIST-1 system reported in 2016 revealed three planets orbiting a small, red-dwarf star, though the exact location of the outermost one, was not well-determined (yellow band, top image).
PIA21426:
The Discovery of TRAPPIST-1 Planets
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-22 Spitzer Space Telescope
TRAPPIST
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This chart shows, on the top row, artist conceptions of the seven planets of TRAPPIST-1 with their orbital periods, distances from their star, radii and masses as compared to those of Earth. The bottom row shows data about Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars.
PIA21425:
TRAPPIST-1 Statistics Table
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-22 Spitzer Space Telescope
TRAPPIST
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Three of the TRAPPIST-1 planets dwell in their star's so-called 'habitable zone,' shown in green. This is the band around the star where temperatures are just right, not too hot, not too cold, for liquid water to pool on the surface of an Earth-like world
PIA21424:
The TRAPPIST-1 Habitable Zone
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-22 Spitzer Space Telescope
TRAPPIST
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Imagine standing on the surface of the exoplanet TRAPPIST-1f. This artist's concept is one interpretation of what it could look like.
PIA21423:
Surface of TRAPPIST-1f
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-22 Spitzer Space Telescope
TRAPPIST
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This artist's concept shows what the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system may look like, based on available data about the planets' diameters, masses and distances from the host star.
PIA21422:
TRAPPIST-1 Planet Lineup
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-22 Spitzer Space Telescope
TRAPPIST
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The TRAPPIST-1 star, an ultra-cool dwarf, has seven Earth-size planets orbiting it. This artist's concept appeared on the cover of the journal Nature in Feb. 23, 2017 announcing new results about the system.
PIA21421:
Abstract Concept of TRAPPIST-1 System
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-22 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter sees ice-rich mantling deposits accumulate from the atmosphere in the Martian mid-latitudes in cycles during periods of high obliquity.
PIA21462:
Layered Mantling Deposits in the Northern Mid-Latitudes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-22 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the south polar cap. It is now summer in the region and the surface frosts are gone.
PIA21318:
South Polar Layers
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-21 Sol (our sun) SDO
Atmosphere Imaging Assembly
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Several times a day for a few days the Earth completely blocked the Sun for about an hour due to NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory's orbital path (Feb. 15, 2017).
PIA21461:
Earth Eclipses the Sun Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-21 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Amazonis Planitia is a broad plain on Mars, covered with ancient lava. This image captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows an interesting feature of an old lava flow.
PIA21460:
Obstacles and Wakes in Lava
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows the sunrise shadow of the crater rim on the crater floor.
PIA21317:
In the Shadow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-20 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows a new impact site originally detected by the Context Camera onboard MRO. The crater is on a dusty slope, which also has several dark slope streaks due to dust avalanches.
PIA21459:
A New Crater on a Dusty Slope
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-20 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image captured by NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows dust devil tracks on the plains of Aonia Terra.
PIA21316:
Dust Devil Tracks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-20 Dione Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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When viewed from a distance with the sun directly behind NASA's Cassini, the larger, brighter craters really stand out on moons like Dione. Among these larger craters, some leave bright ray patterns across the moon.
PIA20521:
Rays of Creusa
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-17 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. Data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of the southwestern rim of Knobel Crater.
PIA21314:
Knobel Crater - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-17 Jupiter Juno
JunoCam
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NASA's Juno spacecraft soared directly over Jupiter's south pole when JunoCam acquired this image on February 2, 2017. This enhanced color version highlights the bright high clouds and numerous meandering oval storms.
PIA21382:
Jovian Stormy Weather
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-16 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spied this large crescent dune in Kaiser Crater showing the scars of many types of seasonal erosional activities.
PIA21458:
Scars of Erosion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-16 Ceres Dawn
VIR
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This enhanced color composite image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft's visible and infrared mapping spectrometer shows the area around Ernutet Crater on Ceres. The instrument detected the evidence of organic materials in this area.
PIA21420:
Ernutet Crater and Organic Material Detections
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-16 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This enhanced color composite image, made with data from the framing camera aboard NASA's Dawn spacecraft, shows the area around Ernutet crater. The bright red portions appear redder with respect to the rest of Ceres.
PIA21419:
Ernutet Crater - Enhanced Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2017-02-16 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The THEMIS camera contains 5 filters. The data from different filters can be combined in multiple ways to create a false color image. This image from NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft shows part of Coprates Chasma.
PIA21313:
Coprates Chasma - False Color
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