MARCI weather report, May 29-June 4, 2017

June-1-2017Numerous local-scale dust storms danced across the southern mid-to-high latitudes of Mars this past week. During that time, dust storms that developed along the receding north polar ice cap were spotted over the plains of Acidalia, Arcadia, and Utopia. The diffuse water-ice clouds of the low latitudes continued to slowly become more widespread as the aphelion cloud-belt signaled the beginning of its lengthy emergence. Due to a… [More at link, including video]

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