MARCI weather report, March 11-17, 2019

MARCI-March-16-2019Last week on Mars, dust-lifting events continued over southern Aonia and Sirenum. The eastward movement of these storms lofted dust into the Argyre impact basin on multiple sols. The Hellas impact basin, on the other hand, was largely unobscured from atmospheric dust — making the floor discernible most afternoons. Moving our attention to the northern lowlands, a mixture of dust and water ice clouds remained along the receding seasonal north polar ice cap edge. Lee wave (water ice) clouds, known for their ripple-like appearance, were spotted trailing behind Tempe Terra and Alba Mons most afternoons… [More at link, including video]

This entry was posted in Reports and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.