MARCI weather report, Aug 28-Sept 3, 2017

MARCI-August- 29There continued to be sporadic dust storm activity over many regions of Mars this past week. The seasonal north polar ice cap had retreated to ~70°N latitude. Moving our attention to the southern hemisphere, small short-lived dust storms were spotted over southern Solis Planum and northwestern Noachis Terra. Skies above the Hellas impact basin were more optically transparent, allowing the floor to be more easily… [More at link, including video]

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