Martian colours Provide Clues About Martian Water (Hubble NICMOS View)
A false-color picture taken in infrared light reveals features that cannot be seen in visible light. Hubble's unique infrared view pinpoints variations in the abundance and distribution of unknown water-bearing minerals on the planet.
About the Image
|Release date:||25 February 1999, 06:00|
|Size:||160 x 160 px|
About the Object
|Type:||• Solar System : Planet|
• Solar System Images/Videos
Colours & filters
|Hubble Space Telescope|
|1.45 μm||Hubble Space Telescope|
Notes: The false-colour image (on the right) includes data from the Viking Orbiter, shown in blue.