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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-25 CubeSat
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This graph shows the first data from NASA's RainCube satellite. The data shows a vertical snapshot of a storm over the mountains in Mexico in late August 2018, as measured by RainCube's radar.
PIA22654:
RainCube Collects First Storm Data
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-25 CubeSat
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This image shows the size of NASA's tiny weather satellite, Raincube, in comparison to the International Space Station. RainCube was deployed into low-Earth orbit from the ISS in July, 2018.
PIA22653:
Mini Mission RainCube is Sent into Earth Orbit
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image acquired on September 20, 2018 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows NASA's Opportunity rover as a blip.
PIA22549:
Opportunity After the Dust Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-25 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows Escorial Crater. The dune field to the north is called Hyperboreae Undae.
PIA22717:
Escorial Crater - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.731 MB)     JPEG (116.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-24 Sol (our sun) SDO
Atmosphere Imaging Assembly
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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows two images taken at virtually the same time but in different wavelengths of extreme ultraviolet light.
PIA22724:
Two Wavelengths, Two Different Images Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image acquired on July 22, 2018 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows that the sensitivity of HiRISE enabled imaging of surface features through a moderate level of haze.
PIA22726:
Seeing through the Dusty Air
Full Resolution:     TIFF (5.191 MB)     JPEG (1.965 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-24 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of Arabia Terra.
PIA22716:
Arabia Terra - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.738 MB)     JPEG (151.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-21 Mars InSight
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A camera calibration target sits on the deck of the NASA's InSight lander, adorned with the flags of different nations participating in the mission.
PIA22540:
InSight Camera Calibration Target, Laser Retroreflector, and Microchip
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a portion of Amazonis Planitia.
PIA22715:
Amazonis Planitia - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.745 MB)     JPEG (134.6 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-20 Earth CubeSat
TEMPEST-D
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This image combines NASA's TEMPEST-D data with a visible image of the storm from NASA's GOES weather satellite revealing the eye of the storm surrounded by towering, intense rain bands.
PIA22652:
Hurricane Florence as Seen from a CubeSat Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-20 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows Nepenthes Mensa, the region of hills and mesas north of Terra Cimmeria.
PIA22714:
Nepenthes Mensa - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.257 MB)     JPEG (111.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-19 Earth Terra
ASTER
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Llullaillaco, a stratovolcano at the border of Argentina and Chile.
PIA22721:
Llullaillaco Volcano, Chile/Argentina
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-19 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows ice rich clouds over the summit of Arsia Mons.
PIA22713:
Ice Rich Clouds - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.118 MB)     JPEG (114.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-18 Earth ECOSTRESS
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ECOSTRESS, NASA's Earth-observing mission, captured surface temperature variations in Los Angeles, California between July 22 and August 14, a period of extended heat, at different times of day.
PIA22703:
NASA's ECOSTRESS Detects Surface Temperature Variations in Los Angeles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-18 Earth ARIA
SAR
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The ARIA team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory created this Flood Proxy Map depicting areas of the Carolinas that are likely flooded as a result of Hurricane Florence.
PIA22704:
NASA's ARIA Maps Aftermath from Florence
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-18 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of a large crater. Basaltic sands are located between the crater rim and a large mound of material on the floor of the crater.
PIA22712:
Terra Sabaea Crater - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-17 Earth ARIA
SAR
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The ARIA team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory created this Damage Proxy Map (DPM) depicting areas of the Carolinas that are likely damaged as a result of Hurricane Florence.
PIA22702:
NASA's ARIA Maps Damage from Florence
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-17 Sol (our sun) SDO
Atmosphere Imaging Assembly
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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows that in just about seven hours, the SDO spacecraft saw the moon transit the Sun two times (Sept. 9-10, 2018).
PIA22723:
Double Lunar Transit Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-17 Sol (our sun) SDO
Atmosphere Imaging Assembly
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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows that a large coronal hole began to emerge and intensify (Sept. 4-6, 2018).
PIA22722:
Emerging Coronal Hole Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-17 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a portion of Kasei Valles. The plateau in the center of the image is called Lunae Mensa.
PIA22711:
Kasei Valles - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-14 Earth Terra
ASTER
MODIS
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On Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this image swath over Hurricane Florence as the storm headed for the Eastern seaboard and the Carolinas.
PIA22651:
Hurricane Florence Swath seen by NASA Spacecraft
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-14 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of northern Terra Sabaea, where hills are common. The blue tones are usually locations of basaltic sand.
PIA22710:
Terra Sabaea - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.349 MB)     JPEG (117.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-14 Earth Terra
MISR
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NASA's Terra spacecraft passed over Hurricane Florence as it approached the eastern coast of the United States on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. At the time the image was acquired, Florence was a large Category 2 storm.
PIA22701:
NASA's MISR captures Hurricane Florence in 3D
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-14 Earth Terra
MISR
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NASA's Terra spacecraft passed over Hurricane Florence as it approached the eastern coast of the United States on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. At the time the image was acquired, Florence was a large Category 2 storm.
PIA22700:
Hurricane Florence as Viewed by NASA's MISR Instrument
Full Resolution:     TIFF (11.96 MB)     JPEG (506.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-13 Jupiter Juno
JunoCam
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A long, brown oval known as a brown barge in Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt is captured in this color-enhanced image from NASA's Juno spacecraft.
PIA22688:
Juno Captures Elusive 'Brown Barge'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-13 Earth SMAP
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This image from NASA's SMAP shows wind estimates over Hurricane Florence on Sept. 13, 2018. The hurricane has weakened from the 12th to the 13th; however, the overall size and energy of the storm has increased.
PIA22699:
Hurricane Florence seen by SMAP Imagery
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-13 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of the ejecta surrounding Escorial Crater. The dunes are part of Hyperboreae Undae.
PIA22709:
Escorial Crater - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-12 Earth Aqua
AIRS
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This image shows Hurricane Florence in infrared light, and was taken at 1:35 p.m. local time on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 by the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) on board NASA's Aqua satellite.
PIA22698:
Hurricane Florence as seen by NASA's AIRS Instrument
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-12 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows sand dunes located near Escorial Crater and the north polar cap. The dune field is called Siton Undae.
PIA22708:
Siton Undae - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.401 MB)     JPEG (76.85 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-12 Earth Aqua
AIRS
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This image, taken on Sept. 11, 2018 by NASA's Aqua satellite shows Hurricane Florence whose strong winds are expected to reach the Carolina coast late Thursday. Florence intensified from a Category 2 to a Category 4 storm in a matter of hours.
PIA22697:
Hurricane Florence Captured on Tuesday by NASA's AIRS Instrument
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-11 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of Terra Sabaea, including plains, craters, and mesas. The dark blue tones often indicate locations of basaltic sands.
PIA22707:
Terra Sabaea - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.341 MB)     JPEG (108.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-10 Earth ARIA
SAR
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NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory created this Damage Proxy Map (DPM) depicting areas in the southwestern part of Hokkaido, Japan, that are likely damaged as a result of the M6.6 September 5 earthquake in 2018 (shown by red and yellow pixels).
PIA22696:
Japan Earthquakes (ARIA Damage Proxy Map)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-10 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a small section of Nili Fossae. The darker blue tones are usually indications of basaltic sands.
PIA22706:
Nili Fossae - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.083 MB)     JPEG (98.24 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-07 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the cloud tops of a large storm over Utopia Planitia. The clouds are composed mainly of dust and completely hide the surface.
PIA22679:
Storm Clouds - False Color
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-06 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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NASA's Curiosity rover surveyed its surroundings on Aug. 9, 2018, showing its current location on Mars' Vera Rubin Ridge. The panorama includes skies darkened by a fading global dust storm and a rare view of the rover itself.
PIA22545:
Panorama of Vera Rubin Ridge
Full Resolution:     TIFF (67.34 MB)     JPEG (3.445 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-06 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the margin between Thaumasia Planum and Coracis Fossae.
PIA22678:
Thaumasia Planum - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.239 MB)     JPEG (107.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-05 Earth ARIA
SAR
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Scientists with NASA's ARIA used satellite data to produce a Damage Proxy Map (DPM) depicting areas in the northeastern part of Lombok Island, Indonesia, that are likely damaged as a result of the major earthquake sequence in 2018.
PIA22495:
ARIA Damage Proxy Map of Lombok, Indonesia Earthquakes
Full Resolution:     TIFF (47.99 MB)     JPEG (2.341 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-05 Earth Terra
ASTER
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Ushuaia, the capital of Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina, which is regarded as the southernmost city in the world.
PIA22685:
Ushuaia, Argentina
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-05 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of Ophir Chasma.
PIA22677:
Ophir Chasma - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.288 MB)     JPEG (100.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-04 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image acquired on January 2, 2014 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows dune fields located among canyon wall slopes.
PIA22684:
Hanging Sand Dunes within Coprates Chasma
Full Resolution:     TIFF (15.56 MB)     JPEG (1.011 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-04 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image acquired on May 30, 2018 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows inverted channels within a fan whose origin could be either fluvial or alluvial.
PIA22683:
A Fan with Inverted Channels
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-04 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image acquired on May 15, 2018 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows relatively bright mounds scattered throughout darker and diverse surfaces in Chryse Planitia.
PIA22682:
Pitted Cones: Possible Methane Sources?
Full Resolution:     TIFF (15.56 MB)     JPEG (938.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-04 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image acquired on April 8, 2018 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows the gullied western slopes of an unnamed crater (about 10 kilometers wide) in Acidalia Planitia.
PIA22681:
Crater Gullies and Fractures in Acidalia Planitia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (15.56 MB)     JPEG (1.116 MB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-04 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows plains and craters in Terra Cimmeria.
PIA22676:
Terra Cimmeria - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.231 MB)     JPEG (115.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-03 Sol (our sun) SDO
Atmosphere Imaging Assembly
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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows that over the course of just one day a tiny active region grew to became almost as large as its many-days-old neighbor (Aug. 23-24, 2018).
PIA22680:
New Active Region Grows Up Animation Icon
Full Resolution:     TIFF (6.915 MB)     JPEG (212.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-09-03 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows plains and craters in Terra Cimmeria.
PIA22675:
Terra Cimmeria - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.255 MB)     JPEG (120.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-31 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows several craters and plains of Terra Cimmeria.
PIA22671:
Terra Cimmeria - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.255 MB)     JPEG (120.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-30 Jupiter Juno
JunoCam
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Intricate swirls in Jupiter's volatile northern hemisphere are captured in this image from NASA's Juno spacecraft. Bursts of scattered bright-white 'pop-up' clouds appear with some visibly casting shadows on the neighboring cloud layers beneath them.
PIA22687:
Jupiter's Swirling Cloudscape
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.501 MB)     JPEG (178.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-30 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the floor of Proctor Crater, including the large dune field. Proctor Crater is located in Noachis Terra.
PIA22670:
Proctor Crater Dunes - False Color
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.149 MB)     JPEG (99.45 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-29 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a portion of the northern flank of Ascreaus Mons. Multiple linear depressions cut across the surface lava flows, having formed after the surface in this region.
PIA22669:
Ascraeus Mons
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.574 MB)     JPEG (363 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-28 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a small region in Terra Sirenum. The bright material forming 'tails' behind the craters were created by surface winds funneled over and around the crater.
PIA22668:
Windstreaks
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.49 MB)     JPEG (316.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-27 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the Tharsis region containing both large volcanoes and extensive lava plains. Most of the channel features in this region were formed by the flow of lava rather than the flow of water.
PIA22667:
Tharsis Volcanics
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.79 MB)     JPEG (441.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-25 Earth Terra
MISR
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Hurricane Lane as viewed by the MISR instrument onboard NASA's Terra satellite on Aug. 24, 2018. The length of the arrows is proportional to the wind speed, while their color shows the altitude of the cloud tops in kilometers.
PIA22494:
MISR Hurricane Lane
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.337 MB)     JPEG (213.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-24 Earth Aqua
AIRS
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This image shows Hurricane Lane as observed by NASA's Aqua satellite Friday, August 24, 2018. Purple shows very cold clouds high in the atmosphere, blue and green show the warmer temperatures of lower;orange and red areas have almost no clouds.
PIA22493:
Hurricane Lane as Viewed by NASA's AIRS Instrument
Full Resolution:     TIFF (676.9 kB)     JPEG (104.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-24 Jupiter Juno
JunoCam
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Striking atmospheric features in Jupiter's northern hemisphere are captured in this series of color-enhanced images from NASA's Juno spacecraft.
PIA22686:
Time-lapse Sequence of Jupiter's North
Full Resolution:     TIFF (16.3 MB)     JPEG (772 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-24 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image from NASA's Dawn spacecraft of boulders along Urvara Crater's wall was obtained from an altitude of about 28 miles (45 kilometers) above Ceres' surface.
PIA22674:
Boulders Along Urvara Crater's Wall
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.05 MB)     JPEG (150.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-24 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of the southwestern flank of Pavonis Mons. The channel and nearby oval depressions are both related to the flow of lava. Narrow lava flows can create channels.
PIA22666:
Pavonis Mons
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.541 MB)     JPEG (380.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-23 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows an unnamed crater located northeast of Ascraeus Mons, on the volcanic plains of the Tharsis region. The rim has several concentric ridges.
PIA22665:
Crater in Tharsis
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.587 MB)     JPEG (349.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-22 Earth Terra
ASTER
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows significant evidence of mining in northestern Siberia, along the Chukchi Sea, and 100 kilometers west of Mys Shmidta.
PIA22672:
Gold Mining, Siberia
Full Resolution:     TIFF (13.53 MB)     JPEG (738.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-22 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows Tyrrhenus Mons, one of the oldest Martian volcanoes. Tyrrhena Fossae is the largest of the channels dissecting the volcano.
PIA22664:
Tyrrhena Fossae
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.406 MB)     JPEG (248.3 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-21 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This mosaic from NASA's Dawn spacecraft, of Cerealia Facula combines images obtained from altitudes as low as 22 miles (35 km) above Ceres' surface.
PIA22480:
Mosaic of Cerealia Facula
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a large complex dune form located on the floor of Russell Crater. Russell Crater is in Noachis Terra.
PIA22663:
Russell Crater Dunes
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.452 MB)     JPEG (255.9 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-20 Sol (our sun) SDO
Atmosphere Imaging Assembly
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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows a minor eruption of charged particles rising up and twisting about before falling back into the Sun in this close-up of the Sun from a two-hour period on Aug. 13, 2018.
PIA22673:
Twisting Outburst Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-20 Mars InSight
Instrument Context Camera (ICC)
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This long-exposure image (24 seconds) was taken by Instrument Context Camera (ICC) of NASA's InSight Mars lander. The image shows some of the interior features of the backshell that encapsulates the spacecraft.
PIA22647:
InSight's Inner Sanctum Revealed
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.284 MB)     JPEG (245.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-14 Earth Aqua
AIRS
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This image is one of a series showing carbon monoxide (in orange/red) from California's massive wildfires drifting east across the U.S. between July 30 and August 7, 2018.
PIA22492:
Carbon Monoxide Transport from California Wildfires, July 30-August 7, 2018 Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-14 Sol (our sun) SDO
Atmosphere Imaging Assembly
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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory scientists use their computer models to generate a view of the sun's magnetic field. An extreme ultraviolet view of the sun is compared with the same image showing the superimposed field lines on August 10, 2018.
PIA22662:
Magnetic Field Portrayed Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-14 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This artist's concept summarizes our understanding of how the inside of Ceres could be structured, based on the data returned by the NASA's Dawn mission. The most internal layer, the mantle is dominated by hydrated rocks, like clays.
PIA22660:
Ceres' Internal Structure (Artist's Concept)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-13 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows shows part of Aram Chaos. Aram Chaos was initially formed by a large impact. Over time the crater interior was modified by several different processes, including liquid water.
PIA22624:
Aram Chaos
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.565 MB)     JPEG (266 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-13 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows that the rings of Saturn are made mostly of particles of water ice that range in size from smaller than a grain of sand to as large as mountains.
PIA14943:
Translucent Arcs
Full Resolution:     TIFF (3.965 MB)     JPEG (188.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-10 Jupiter Juno
JunoCam
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The easternmost edge of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and surrounding south tropical disturbance are captured in this image from NASA's Juno spacecraft.
PIA22429:
Jovian Tapestry
Full Resolution:     TIFF (25.18 MB)     JPEG (874.4 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-10 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a portion of Buvinda Vallis, a channel near the flank of Hecates Tholus.
PIA22623:
Buvinda Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-09 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a ridge, located in Terra Sabaea, which contains dark slope streaks. These features are thought to form by downslope movement of material.
PIA22622:
Dark Slope Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-08 Earth ARIA
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Scientists with NASA's ARIA used satellite data to produce a map of ground deformation on the resort island of Lombok, Indonesia following a deadly, 6.9 magnitude earthquake on August 5, 2018.
PIA22491:
NASA's ARIA Project Generates Satellite-Derived Map of Ground Deformation from Earthquake beneath Lombok, Indonesia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-08 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the eastern end of Hephaestus Fossae. Hephaestus Fossae is a channel system in Utopia Planitia near Elysium Mons.
PIA22621:
Hephaestus Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-07 Sol (our sun) SDO
Atmosphere Imaging Assembly
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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory observes two relatively small prominences above the Sun's surface twisted and streamed charged particles over a 20-hour period July 30-31, 2018.
PIA22661:
Twisting Prominences Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-07 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows an unnamed crater in Terra Sabaea. The entire inner rim of the crater contains dark slope streaks.
PIA22620:
Dark Slope Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-06 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
MCS
Thermal Emission Spectrometer
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This image shows a side-by-side comparison from from NASA two infrared instruments of CO2 ice at the north (left) and south (right) Martian poles over the course of a typical year (two Earth years).
PIA22546:
Growth and Retreat of the CO2 Ice at the Martian Poles Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-06 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a section of one of the many channel forms found on the northwestern side of the Elysium Mons volcanic complex. The channel features are thought to have both a tectonic and volcanic origin.
PIA22619:
Elysium Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-03 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows an unnamed crater containing a small dune field located in the region between northern Terra Sabaea and Utopia Planitia.
PIA22618:
Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-02 Earth ECOSTRESS
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ECOSTRESS, NASA's Earth-observing mission, detected three wildfires burning in the western US on July 28, 2018, the Carr and Whaleback fires in California, and the Perry Fire in Nevada.
PIA22490:
ECOSTRESS Detects Wildfires in Western U.S.
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-02 Jupiter Juno
JunoCam
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Tumultuous tempests in Jupiter's northern hemisphere are seen in this portrait taken by NASA's Juno spacecraft. Jupiter has cyclones and anticyclones, along with fast-moving jet streams that circle its globe.
PIA22428:
Artistic Portrait of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-02 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows right angle intersections from some of the graben that form Sacra Fossae. The fossae are located on the margin of Lunae Planum near the beginning of Kasei Valles.
PIA22617:
Sacra Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-01 Earth Terra
MISR
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Image of unknown location for the latest mystery quiz from NASA's MISR (Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer) instrument onboard the Terra satellite.
PIA22591:
MISR Where on Earth ...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #30
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-08-01 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a large landslide deposit in central Ganges Chasma. The radial grooves on the top of the landslide are a common feature formed by the downslope movement of the landslide materials.
PIA22616:
Ganges Chasma Landslide
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-31 Earth Terra
MISR
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NASA's Terra satellite took these images of the Carr Fire (left) and the Ferguson Fire (right) on July 27 and July 29, respectively.
PIA22488:
California Wildfires Captured by NASA Satellite
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-31 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image of a fracture network in Occator Crater on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 1, 2018 from an altitude of about 29 miles (46 kilometers).
PIA22644:
Fracture Network in Occator Crater
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This image of a fracture network in Occator Crater on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 16, 2018 from an altitude of about 47 miles (76 kilometers).
PIA22643:
Fracture Network in Occator Crater
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This image of a fracture network in Occator Crater on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 16, 2018 from an altitude of about 67 miles (107 kilometers).
PIA22642:
Fracture Network in Occator Crater
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Framing Camera
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This image of a bright crater on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 17, 2018 from an altitude of about 25 miles (41 kilometers).
PIA22641:
Bright Crater on Ceres
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This image of a scarp in Occator Crater on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 3, 2018 from an altitude of about 26 miles (42 kilometers).
PIA22640:
Scarp in Occator Crater
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This image of domes and fractures in Occator Crater on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 3, 2018 from an altitude of about 28 miles (44 kilometers).
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Domes and Fractures in Occator Crater
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Framing Camera
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This image of complex bright and dark material relationships in Occator Crater on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 3, 2018 from an altitude of about 30 miles (48 kilometers).
PIA22638:
Complex Bright and Dark Material Relationships in Occator Crater
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Framing Camera
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This image of fractures across Occator Crater's floor on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 4, 2018 from an altitude of about 30 miles (48 kilometers).
PIA22637:
Fractures Across Occator Crater's Floor
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Framing Camera
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This image of Urvara Crater's ridge on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 5, 2018 from an altitude of about 75 miles (121 kilometers).
PIA22636:
Urvara Crater's Ridge
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This image of bright spots in a small crater on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 1, 2018 from an altitude of about 179 miles (288 kilometers).
PIA22635:
Bright Spots in Small Crater on Ceres
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This image of fractures in Occator Crater on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 3, 2018 from an altitude of about 22 miles (35 kilometers).
PIA22634:
Fractures in Occator Crater
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This image of a wall on Occator Crater on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 5, 2018 from an altitude of about 26 miles (43 kilometers).
PIA22633:
Occator Crater Wall
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This image of a dome in Occator Crater on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 5, 2018 from an altitude of about 32 miles (51 kilometers).
PIA22632:
Dome in Occator Crater
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This image of complex patterns on Occator Crater's floor on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 5, 2018 from an altitude of about 32 miles (52 kilometers).
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Complex Patterns on Occator Crater's Floor
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-31 Ceres Dawn
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This image of a fracture pattern near Cerealia Facula on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 5, 2018 from an altitude of about 33 miles (54 kilometers).
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Fracture Pattern Near Cerealia Facula
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