MARCI weather report, May 14-20, 2018

MARCI-May-18-2018Last week on Mars, weather patterns were fairly typical for this time of martian year. A large dust storm was observed over Cimmeria and Sirenum at the beginning of the week. In the following sols, the dust lifting quickly abated but a residual dust haze was observed spreading eastward over Aonia. Looking to the northern plains, a number of dust storm and water-ice clouds were spotted propagating east from Arcadia to Utopia. Dust lifting along the equatorial latitudes was rather uneventful apart from a tiny spiral storm near the caldera of Pavonis Mons at the start of the week. For most… [More at link, including video]

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