MAVEN view of cloud formation on Mars in UV

MAVEN view of cloud formation on Mars in UV
MAVEN view of cloud formation on Mars in UV MAVEN's Imaging UltraViolet Spectrograph obtained images of rapid cloud formation on Mars on July 9–10, 2016. The ultraviolet colors of the planet have been rendered in false color, to show what we would see with ultraviolet-sensitive eyes. Mars’ tallest volcano, Olympus Mons, appears as a prominent dark region near the top of the image, with a small white cloud at the summit that grows during the day. Three more volcanoes appear in a diagonal row, with their cloud cover (white areas near center) merging to span up to a thousand miles by the end of the day. NASA / MAVEN / University of Colorado

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