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Mars Climate Sounder scans the Martian atmosphere
Filed under Mars, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, weather and climate
The Mars Climate Sounder aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observes Martian temperature structures in the southern polar winter atmosphere. Red indicates a temperature of 170K; blue is 120K. Note that temperature maxima (red lobes) are occurring on both the day and night regions.
NASA / JPL / USGS / Google
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