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White Dragon, Black Dragon

White Dragon, Black Dragon

NASA / JPL / ASU / Bill Dunford

White Dragon, Black Dragon
Two views of a dune field in the north polar region of Mars, as captured by the Mars Odyssey orbiter. On the left, a nighttime infrared image taken at about 9 pm local time using the heat radiating from the dunes. On the right, the same scene in visible daylight. Each image shows an area roughly 10 kilometers wide.

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Original image data dated on or about March 28, 2012

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