Mars Dust Devil
Mars Dust Devil NASA's Curiosity Mars rover spotted this dust devil with one of its Navigation Cameras on Aug. 9, 2020 (the 2,847th Martian day, or sol, of the mission). Taken from the "Mary Anning" drill site, this dust devil appears to be passing through small hills just above Curiosity's present location on Mount Sharp. The dust devil is approximately one-third to a half-mile (half-a-kilometer to a kilometer) away and estimated to be about 16 feet (5 meters) wide. The dust plume disappears past the top of the frame, so an exact height can't be known, but it's estimated to be at least 164 feet (50 meters) tall. NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI

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