MARCI weather report, November 12-18, 2018

MARCI-November-18-2018For the past week on Mars, dust storm activity was largely inactive — apart from some areas in the northern hemisphere. The low-lying plains of Acidalia, Amazonis, and Chryse each had a couple of transient local-scale dust storms over the course of the week. Looking to the southern highlands, dust lifting continued to be diminished across many regions. Only a few hazes associated with the defrosting seasonal south polar ice cap were observed. Among the low-latitudes, water ice clouds endured over the southernmost volcano of the Tharsis Montes, known as Arsia Mons. Both rover sites… [More at link, including video]

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