MARCI weather report, September 3-9, 2018

MARCI-September-5-2018Slightly hazy conditions continued across many regions of Mars last week. Near the start and end of the week, a couple small dust lifting events occurred over the low-latitudes of Noachis Terra. Looking to the eastern hemisphere, a transient local-scale dust storm southwest of Elysium Mons was spotted pushing southward. On the following sol, only a diffuse dust cloud remained and swept eastward away from Gale Crater. Meanwhile, repeated dust storm activity was observed along the seasonal south polar ice cap edge, over…. [More at link including video]

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