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THEMIS: Snow & ice fill crater in martian Arctic

THEMIS Image of the Day, November 30, 2016. This VIS image shows part of the north polar cap. This image is along the cap margin. The buried remnants of an impact crater are visible in the bottom half of the … Continue reading

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HiRISE: Snowy dunes on another planet

Snowy dunes on another planet. Beautiful Mars series.

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Did lake-effect storms make Martian snowbelts?

Numerous places on Mars show erosion by precipitation, whether as rainfall or runoff from melting snow. The precipitation could have come from a thicker atmosphere or a temporary boost in atmospheric temperature and density following a large impact. Both scenarios … Continue reading

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