MARCI weather report, February 6-12, 2017

feb-6-2017Local-scale dust storm activity soldiered on over the northern lowlands and along the Acidalia storm-track this past week on Mars. At the beginning of the week, a dust storm over Xanthe Terra pushed southward over eastern Valles Marineris where it quickly subsided and became a diffuse dust cloud. The dust cloud dispersed further on following sols leaving suspended particles near Argyre and over Noachis Terra. Transient dust storms were also observed over Amazonis, Acidalia, and northern Utopia. Meanwhile, on the other side of the red planet, a tiny dust storm was spotted near the south… [More at link, including video]

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