MARCI weather report, April 23-29, 2018

MARCI-April-25-2018Weather patterns this past week were very similar to those reported the previous week. A new regional dust storm kicked up in the southern mid-to-low latitudes of Promethei-Cimmeria. It extended northeast over Gusev Crater, the final resting place of the Mars Exploration Rover-Spirit and the location of one of three remaining candidate landing sites for the Mars 2020 Rover mission. Storm had begun to dissipate by week’s end. Additional local storm activity was observed over the northern plains and along the edge of the perennial north polar cap. Afternoon condensate ice clouds continued to be observed over… [More at link]

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