MARCI weather report, June 26-July 2, 2017

MARCI-June-28-2017Last week on Mars, an extensive arcuate-shaped dust storm extended over eastern Acidalia before quickly subsiding near Deuteronilus. Focusing our attention further equatorwards, local-scale dust storms were frequent in the northern extratropics. The floors of the two giant impact basins, Hellas and Argyre were largely obscured by dust each sol. A couple transient dust storms were also spotted among the low latitudes, over eastern Noachis and southeast of Eos Chasma. As the aphelion cloud-belt continued to develop, regions between Olympus Mons and Meridiani Planum experienced… [More at link, including video]

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