alicia: Surface of Mars, photographed by Mars Express, 3rd February 2008.

22 to 14°N, 78°E. Western edge of Isidis Planitia, east of the Syrtis Major highlands. This image is about 475 km long - for scale, Las Vegas is 426 km from San Diego, and Paris 492km from Zurich.

Produced from visible light imagery, although the combination is not likely to be naturalistic.

Image credit: ESA. Composite: AgeOfDestruction.




陶:Orumina kiln
絵画:Satsuki Shibuya
工芸:Sunshine to you!

Small Bar :2.27 / Sewing Table Coffee 、2.28 / PEACEFUL SPACE (EDANE)


Nili Fossae by European Space Agency
Via Flickr:
The Nili Fossae graben system, part of which is shown in this image, is an area of great geological interest near the giant Isidis impact basin, northeast of the Syrtis Major volcanic province. The graben system contains numerous troughs, one of which can be seen crossing the lower left of this image. On the plateau above, several depressions can be seen, some of them extending into the trough. A large, 55 km-diameter impact crater with a central pit can be seen on the right. This image was acquired by the High Resolution Stereo Camera on ESA’s Mars Express on 16 October 2014 during orbit 13699. It is centred on 75°E / 24°N. The ground resolution is about 18 m per pixel. North is to the right, east is up. Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO Copyright Notice: This work is licenced under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO (CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO) licence. The user is allowed to reproduce, distribute, adapt, translate and publicly perform this publication, without explicit permission, provided that the content is accompanied by an acknowledgement that the source is credited as ‘ESA/DLR/FU Berlin’, a direct link to the licence text is provided and that it is clearly indicated if changes were made to the original content. Adaptation/translation/derivatives must be distributed under the same licence terms as this publication. To view a copy of this license, please visit Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO


Very excited to announce a group exhibition — Kisaragi No Isidis — at @edane in Osaka, Japan, opening 2/27 through 3/13 . The show will feature artworks, fabric dyed pieces, products, ceramics and scent-based creations. A multitude of mediums coming together, it is truly an honor to take part.


memphis: Phobos over Mars, photographed by Rosetta, 24th February 2007.

Phobos, the larger of Mars’ two small moons, in orbit over 15°N 75°E. At bottom of the image are the Syrtis Major highlands, shading into the lighter Isidis Planitia lowlands. The lines at left are the Nili Fossae. (In this image, east is up.)

Rosetta is on the way to study comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, which it will reach this summer, but its route included three fly-bys of earth, close encounters with two asteroids, and a fly-by of Mars. 

Image credit: ESA/MPS. Animation: AgeOfDestruction.