MARCI weather report, December 3-9, 2018

MARCI-December-5-2018Dust lifting events were slightly more abundant for the northern hemisphere of Mars this past week. Near the beginning of the week, dust storm activity observed over Tempe Terra dipped southward towards Chryse Planitia by the following sol. By mid-week, a cloud of dust had propagated into the eastern canyons of Valles Marineris. Two other pulses of dust storms were spotted along the Acidalia storm-track in the second half of the week. Amazonis Planitia and the Phlegra Montes also experienced a few fleeting dust storms. Further north, the polar hood displayed a mixture of dust and water ice… [More at link, including video]

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