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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-31 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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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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Framing Camera
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-31 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-31 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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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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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-31 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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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).
PIA22631:
Complex Patterns on Occator Crater's Floor
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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 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).
PIA22630:
Fracture Pattern Near Cerealia Facula
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-31 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image of bright material in Occator Crater on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 5, 2018 from an altitude of about 34 miles (55 kilometers).
PIA22629:
Bright Material in Occator Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-31 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image of fractures in Occator Crater's floor on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 5, 2018 from an altitude of about 35 miles (57 kilometers).
PIA22628:
Fractures in Occator Crater's Floor
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-31 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image showing detail of Urvara Crater's central ridge on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 6, 2018 from an altitude of about 72 miles (116 kilometers).
PIA22627:
Detail of Urvara Crater's Central Ridge
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-31 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image of Vinalia Faculae on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on July 6, 2018 from an altitude of about 36 miles (58 kilometers).
PIA22626:
Vinalia Faculae Detail
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-31 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of the floor of Moreux Crater. Sand dunes are found in this region of the crater floor.
PIA22615:
Moreux Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-31 Sol (our sun) SDO
Atmosphere Imaging Assembly
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Over a three-week period July 3-24, 2018, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory observed the Sun produced just one small, short-lived sunspot -- an almost spotless record.
PIA22646:
An Almost Spotless Record Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-30 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of an unnamed crater on the northwest margin of Daedaia Planum. The interior of the crater has been filled by a material that is now being eroded to create the ridge and valley formation.
PIA22614:
Daedalia Planum Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-30 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured five of Saturn's moons. Moons visible in this view: Janus; Pandora; Enceladus, Mimas & Saturn's second largest moon, Rhea.
PIA12797:
Group Portrait
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-28 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft obtained near-infrared data of the ongoing Kilauea volcano eruption and its impact on the Leilani Estates area on May 15, 2018 (left) and June 23, 2018 (right). New dark areas show where the ground has been covered with lava flows.
PIA22593:
Dramatic Changes from Kilauea Leilani Estates Lava Flows Seen by NASA Spacecraft
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-27 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey is located near Zephyria Planum. Winds of two different directions have excavated a poorly cemented surface into linear ridge features called yardangs.
PIA22612:
Wind Etching
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-26 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Hawaii's Kilauea volcano continues to create new land as flows from fissure 8, one of the most active to break ground since the eruption began in early May, reach the ocean.
PIA22489:
Satellite Imagery Shows Hawaii Volcano Lava Flow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-26 Jupiter Juno
JunoCam
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A swirling storm somersaults through Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt in this view taken by NASA's Juno spacecraft. This feature is not to be confused with the planet's iconic Great Red Spot.
PIA22427:
Swirling Jovian Storm (Natural Color)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-26 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a small portion of the vast lava flow field of Daedalia Planum. The flows originate at Arsia Mons, the youngest of the three Tharsis volcanoes.
PIA22611:
Daedalia Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-25 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of Ares Vallis, one of the large channels in Margaritfer Terra that empty into Chryse Planitia.
PIA22610:
Ares Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-24 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the northern end of Gordii Dorsum, where the surface slopes down into southern Amazonis Planitia. Dark slope streaks are visible on the lower cliff face.
PIA22609:
Many Textures
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observes several new dust avalanches on the slopes of ridges within the Olympus Mons Aureole.
PIA22595:
The Dark Side of Dust Avalanches
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Roddy Crater on Mars, home to several large alluvial fans, which formed as water moved sediment from the mountainous crater rim and deposited it onto the flatter crater floor.
PIA22594:
Fans of Roddy Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-24 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows an impact crater, home to fan-shaped deposits that extend from the rim and sit on the interior crater floor. Thick beds with varying tone are exposed along the edge of the fan.
PIA22592:
Fans and Valleys
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-24 Sol (our sun) SDO
Atmosphere Imaging Assembly
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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory zoomed in to watch close-up the dynamics of this single active region on the sun over a two-day period on July 14-16, 2018. These regions are often the sources of large eruptions that cause solar storms.
PIA22645:
Detailed Loops Above an Active Region Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-23 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image acquired on May 13, 2018 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, shows sand dunes scouring what appears to be a highly-cratered, old lava flow in the Tempe Terra region, located in the Northern Hemisphere.
PIA22586:
This is Not the Hydrothermal Deposit You're Looking For
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-23 Earth ECOSTRESS
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NASA's ECOSTRESS acquired this image the night of July 9, 2018, over Egypt. Yellow and red indicate generally higher temperatures. The River Nile is visible as a thin blue line.
PIA22590:
NASA's ECOSTRESS First Light Image
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-23 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows an unnamed crater in Noachis Terra. The crater is relatively young, with several different structures on the floor and rim still visible.
PIA22608:
Not Quite Round
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-20 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a section of martian terrain in Indus Vallis. Indus Vallis is located in Terra Sabaea.
PIA22607:
Indus Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-19 Jupiter Juno
JunoCam
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This image captures a high-altitude cloud formation surrounded by swirling patterns in the atmosphere of Jupiter's North North Temperate Belt region as seen by NASA's Juno spacecraft.
PIA22426:
High-Altitude Jovian Clouds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-19 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
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This image shows how dust has enveloped the Red Planet. NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows views of Valles Marineris chasms (left) and an autumn dust storm in Acidalia (right) and the early spring south polar cap.
PIA22487:
Mars Before and After Dust Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-19 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a double impact - two meteors hitting simultaneously. The two meteors would have started as a single object, at some point prior to impact the object separated into parts.
PIA22606:
Doublet Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-18 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a crater on Hephaestus Fossae. The crater is fairly young, as there is only minimal modification of the crater floor.
PIA22605:
Hephaestus Fossae Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-17 Sol (our sun) SDO
Atmosphere Imaging Assembly
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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory observed this profile perspective of an active region revealed above it June 24-25, 2018. Charged particles spinning along these field lines are illuminated in this wavelength of extreme ultraviolet light.
PIA22589:
Festoons of Loops Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-17 Earth Terra
ASTER
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows footprints of clear-cut logging activities in northern California, east of Mt. Shasta.
PIA22613:
Logging in Northern California
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-17 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows that winds in this region have modified the surface, carving valleys into a poorly cemented material. These linear valleys are called yardangs.
PIA22604:
Wind Erosion
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-16 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This close-up image of the Vinalia Faculae in Occator Crater on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft. The mapping of this region in this orbit is almost complete.
PIA21925:
Mosaic of the Vinalia Faculae in Occator Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-16 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This mosaic of Cerealia Facula in Occator Crater on Ceres is based on images obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft. Intimate details about the relationships between bright and dark materials across the facula are revealed.
PIA21924:
Mosaic of Cerealia Facula in Occator Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-16 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows part of one of the Elysium Fossae on the western flank of the Elysium volcanic complex. The fossae have both a tectonic and volcanic origin.
PIA22603:
Elysium Fossae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-16 Saturn Cassini-Huygens
ISS - Narrow Angle
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This image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows its view from orbit around Saturn on Jan. 2, 2010. The rings on the night side of the planet have been brightened significantly to more clearly reveal their features.
PIA12567:
Planet Six
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-13 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a portion of Ophir Chasma, a part of Valles Marineris, the largest canyon system on Mars. At the top of the image is a portion of a large landslide deposit which originate at the northern wall of the canyon.
PIA22602:
Ophir Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-12 Asteroid 1041x586x3
Artist's illustration of the trajectory of asteroid 2017 YE5 through the solar system. At its closest approach to Earth, the asteroid came to within 16 times the distance between Earth and the moon.
PIA22560:
Trajectory of Asteroid 2017 YE5 (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Bi-static radar images of the binary asteroid 2017 YE5 from the Arecibo Observatory and the Green Bank Observatory on June 25. The observations show that the asteroid consists of two separate objects in orbit around each other.
PIA22559:
Bi-static Radar Images of the Binary Asteroid 2017 YE5 Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-12 Asteroid 1076x960x1
This optical composite image shows asteroid 2017 YE5, taken on June 30, 2018, by the Cadi Ayyad University Morocco Oukaimeden Sky Survey, one of the first surveys to identify 2017 YE5 in December 2017.
PIA22558:
Optical Composite Image of Asteroid 2017 YE5
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-12 Asteroid Goldstone Solar System Radar
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Radar images of the binary asteroid 2017 YE5 from NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar (GSSR). The observations, conducted on June 23, 2018, show two lobes, but do not yet show two separate objects.
PIA22557:
Radar Images of Binary Asteroid 2017 YE5 Animation Icon
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Artist's concept of what binary asteroid 2017 YE5 might look like. The two objects showed striking differences in radar reflectivity, which could indicate that they have different surface properties.
PIA22556:
Binary Asteroid 2017 YE5 (Artist's Concept) Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-12 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows Olympus Rupes, the large escarpment surrounding Olympus Mons. The escarpment is a cliff where there is a large elevation change over a short distance.
PIA22598:
Olympus Rupes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-11 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the lava flows originating at Arsia Mons. Arsia Mons in the southermost of the three large Tharsis volcanoes.
PIA22597:
Daedalia Planum
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-10 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey is located on the eastern flank of Alba Mons. Linear faults and graben surround the volcano aligned north/south.
PIA22596:
Phlegethon Catena
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-09 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This colorful image acquired on May 21, 2018 by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows clays within the Eridania basin region.
PIA22588:
Clays in the Eridania Basin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-09 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, acquired May 13, 2018 during winter at the South Pole of Mars, shows a carbon dioxide ice cap covering the region and as the sun returns in the spring, 'spiders' begin to emerge from the landscape.
PIA22587:
Jamming with the 'Spiders' from Mars
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-09 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Aram Chaos, an ancient impact crater that lies within in the Southern Highlands of Mars. Uplifted blocks are composed largely of the iron-oxide hematite and water-altered silicates.
PIA22585:
Uplifted Blocks of Light-Toned Layered Deposits
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-09 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the relative high land of Lunae Planum. The Kasei Valles channel is just below. Also shown is an eroded surface that forms an island in the channel. The surface of the island has been modified by the flow of water
PIA22584:
Kasei Valles
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-06 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the floor of an unnamed crater between Terra Sabaea and Utopia Planitia on Mars containing several regions of sand dunes.
PIA22583:
Terra Sabaea Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-05 Sol (our sun) SDO
Atmosphere Imaging Assembly
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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory observed an active region on June 19th, quickly growing in size over two days June 20-22, 2018. Active regions are areas of enhanced magnetic activity on the Sun's surface, generating the huge loops and dynamic surges.
PIA22582:
Rambunctious Active Region Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-05 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows lava flows located on the northeastern flank of Olympus Mons.
PIA22581:
Olympus Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-04 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the eastern flank of Pavonis Mons where it meets the surrounding volcanic plains. The arced features toward the top are fractures and lava tubes that were revealed by collapse of the roof of the tube into the unde
PIA22580:
Pavonis Mons
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-03 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey is located in Terra Sabaea near the margin of Syrtis Major Planum. The channel-like feature at bottom is an unnamed. There is a high spot within the channel that would not let a fluid pass from one side to the other.
PIA22579:
Terra Sabaea Channel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-02 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows dust devil tracks in Utopia Planitia on Mars. The tracks occur where dust devils have scoured the fine materials off the underlying surface.
PIA22578:
Dust Devil Tracks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-02 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This close-up image of the Vinalia Faculae in Occator Crater on Ceres, obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 14, 2018, reveals the intricate pattern between bright and dark material across this flow feature.
PIA22478:
Vinalia Faculae Up Close
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-07-02 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This mosaic of a prominent mound located on the western side of Cerealia Facula on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 22, 2018. The geometry of this feature is similar to a mesa or large butte with a flat top.
PIA22477:
Prominent Mound in Ceres' Cerealia Facula Region
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-29 Jupiter Juno
JunoCam
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This image of Jupiter's southern hemisphere was captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft on the outbound leg of a close flyby of the gas-giant planet.
PIA22425:
Outbound View of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-29 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the equatorial region between Olympus Mons and Apollinaris Mons, dominated by wind etched regions of the ridges and valleys.
PIA22577:
Wind Etching
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-28 Earth Terra
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On June 26, 2018, NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this image of 416 Fire which started June 1, 2018, about 13 miles north of Durango, Colorado. Vegetation in shown red, clouds in white, cities and bare rocky areas in gray, and burned area in dark gray.
PIA22554:
Colorado Wildfire Imaged in Infrared by NASA Satellite
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-28 Earth Terra
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On June 23, 2018, NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this image of Hawaii's Kilauea volcanic eruption which continues after seven weeks of continuous outpouring of lava over the northeastern part of the island.
PIA22553:
Hawaii's Continuing Kilauea Eruption Seen in NASA Spacecraft Image
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-28 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows the eastern edge of Tithonium Chasma, one of the large valley systems that comprise Valles Marineris. Large fractures are visible on the upper margin of the chasma.
PIA22576:
Tithonium Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-27 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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In this image from NASA's Mars Odyssey the surface region of Aram Chaos is being dissected by linear valleys. As dissection continues individual mesas develop.
PIA22539:
Aram Chaos
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-26 Earth Terra
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Frisco, Texas, a city along the Shawnee Trail in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex has become a bedroom community for workers in Dallas-Fort Worth. NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this image on April 15, 2018.
PIA22552:
Frisco, Texas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-26 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image of Occator Crater's southeastern wall and floor on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 17, 2018 from an altitude of about 22 miles (36 kilometers).
PIA22551:
Fracture Network in Occator Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-26 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image of Occator Crater's northern wall on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 16, 2018 from an altitude of about 21 miles (33 kilometers).
PIA22550:
Occator's Northern Wall
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-26 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a small section on Margaritifer Chaos. The term chaos is applied to regions where the surface is being eroded to form mesas.
PIA22538:
Margaritifer Chaos
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-26 Sol (our sun) SDO
Atmosphere Imaging Assembly
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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory observed a small prominence hovered above the sun's surface over a two-day period June 12-14, 2018, before breaking off into space.
PIA22537:
Evolving Prominence Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Ganges Chasma in the northeast portion of Valles Marineris. Scattered hills on the canyon floor may be remnants of chaos terrain that formed from collapse of the canyon.
PIA22536:
The Hills in Ganges Chasma
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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This image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows many new ice blocks compared to earlier images in 2006. One of the most actively changing areas on Mars are the steep edges of the North Polar layered deposits.
PIA22535:
Ice Block Avalanche
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observed this image of an impact crater. The blue appearance is due to the intense blast of the impact moving around dust on the surface. That dust is usually light-toned and reddish in color compared to what is beneath.
PIA22534:
New Crater Blues
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
HiRISE
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Part of this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has lingering seasonal frost, which serves to accentuate Mars' noth polar layered deposit comprising a thick stack of icy layers.
PIA22533:
Lingering Frost
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-25 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows linear ridges, the result of wind action eroding the material of a layered deposit.
PIA22505:
Gale Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-22 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a smaller crater containing a multitude of dark slope streaks on the rim of Chia Crater. These features are assumed to represent down slope movements of material.
PIA22504:
Crater Dark Slope Streaks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-21 Jupiter Juno
JunoCam
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This image from NASA's Juno spacecraft captures swirling cloud belts and tumultuous vortices within Jupiter's northern hemisphere. The region seen here is somewhat chaotic and turbulent, given the various swirling cloud formations.
PIA22424:
Chaotic Clouds of Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-21 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The hills in this image from NASA's Mars Odyssey are part of mound located in Arcadia Plantia. Just west of these hills is a long region of grouped hills called Phlegra Montes.
PIA22503:
Arcadia Plainitia Hills
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-20 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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Two images from the Mast Camera onboard NASA's Curiosity rover depict the change in the color of light illuminating the Martian surface since a dust storm engulfed Gale Crater. At left shows the 'Duluth' drill site on May 21, 2018; at right from June 17.
PIA22330:
Duluth After Dust Storm
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-20 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
MAHLI
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A self-portrait of NASA's Curiosity rover taken on Sol 2082 (June 15, 2018). A Martian dust storm has reduced sunlight and visibility at the rover's location in Gale Crater.
PIA22486:
Curiosity's Dusty Selfie
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-20 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a small part of the huge northern dune field called Olympia Undae. This dune field surrounds 1/3 of the north polar cap. Collected in northern summer, there is no frost remaining on the dunes in this image.
PIA22502:
Olympia Undae
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-19 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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The large sand sheet with surface dune forms seen in this image from NASA's Mars Odyssey is located on the complex floor of Rabe Crater. The sand is likely derived by erosion into the deposit that fills most of the crater floor.
PIA22501:
Rabe Crater Dunes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-18 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows an unnamed channel in Xanthe Terra. The large bend in the channel was created as the flow of liquid from the bottom of the image was deflected by a ridge that extends diagonally from the left center.
PIA22500:
Xanthe Terra Channel
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-15 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows a section of Shalbatana Vallis. Shalbatana Vallis is one of many channels that empty into Chryse Planitia.
PIA22499:
Shalbatana Vallis
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-15 Earth ARIA
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NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Caltech created this Damage Proxy Map (DPM) depicting areas around Fuego volcano, Guatemala, that are likely damaged as a result of pyroclastic flows and heavy ash spewed by Fuego volcano.
PIA22532:
NASA Damage Map Shows Effects of Destructive Guatemala Volcano Eruption
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-14 Jupiter Juno
JunoCam
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This image from NASA's Juno spacecraft captures the intensity of the jets and vortices in Jupiter's North North Temperate Belt.
PIA22423:
Dark and Stormy Jupiter
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-14 Mars 2001 Mars Odyssey
THEMIS
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This image from NASA's Mars Odyssey shows Lycus Sulci, a very complex region surrounding the northern and western flanks of Olympus Mons featuring some of the tectonic ridges as well as the dark slope streaks that are common in this region.
PIA22498:
Lycus Sulci
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image of a battered crater rim on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 10, 2018 from an altitude of about 25 miles (40 kilometers).
PIA22531:
Battered Crater Rim on Ceres
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This image of a small boulder on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 10, 2018 from an altitude of about 24 miles (38 kilometers).
PIA22530:
Boulders in Small Crater
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This image of the eastern rim of Occator Crater was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 10, 2018 from an altitude of about 22 miles (36 kilometers).
PIA22529:
Occator Crater Eastern Rim
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Ceres Dawn
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This image of a small crater north of Ceres' Datan Crater was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 9, 2018 from an altitude of about 48 miles (77 kilometers).
PIA22528:
Small Crater North of Datan Crater
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This image of smooth material on Ceres was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 9, 2018 from an altitude of about 41 miles (66 kilometers).
PIA22527:
Smooth Material on Ceres
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This image of landslides along Ceres' Occator Crater's eastern rim was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 9, 2018 from an altitude of about 27 miles (44 kilometers).
PIA22526:
Landslides Along Occator Crater's Rim
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Ceres Dawn
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This image of a boulder field near Ceres' Occator Crater's eastern rim was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 9, 2018 from an altitude of about 30 miles (48 kilometers).
PIA22525:
Boulder Field Near Occator Crater's Eastern Rim
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image of Ceres' Occator Crater's eastern rim was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 9, 2018 from an altitude of about 30 miles (48 kilometers).
PIA22524:
Occator Crater's Eastern Rim
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image, obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on June 9, 2018, shows subtle features on Ceres from an altitude of about 33 miles (53 kilometers).
PIA22523:
Subtle Features on Ceres
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Ceres Dawn
Framing Camera
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This image of Ceres' limb was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 30, 2018 from an altitude of about 280 miles (450 kilometers).
PIA22522:
Limb View of Ceres
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Add Image to Favorite List 2018-06-13 Mars Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Mastcam
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These two views from NASA's Curiosity rover, acquired specifically to measure the amount of dust inside Gale Crater, show that dust has increased over three days from a major Martian dust storm.
PIA22520:
Curiosity's View of the June 2018 Dust Storm
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