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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Foggy morning in Valles Marineris

Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Mars Express, weather and climate, Mars, global views

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Foggy morning in Valles Marineris Photos of Mars taken by Mars Express' VMC in summer 2008, near Mars' northern summer solstice, show a foggy morning in Valles Marineris, which appears as a bright streak.

ESA / processed by Emily Lakdawalla

In the right image, the peaks of the Tharsis montes rise above the clouds. (Arsia mons, at lower left, has fog within its summit caldera.)

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about June 1, 2008

 

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