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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Mars near southern summer solstice

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Mars near southern summer solstice Through 2016, as summer came to Mars' south pole, the Mars Express Visual Monitoring Camera lived up to its name, watching the Sun creep across the ice cap and defrost it. This photo was taken on October 26.

ESA / Bill Dunford

Original image data dated on or about October 26, 2016.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Bill Dunford

 

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