MARCI weather report, June 24-30, 2019

MARCI-June-25-2019There was a slight uptick in frequency of dust-lifting events over the southern hemisphere of Mars this past week. Dust storms north of Argyre were once again advected equatorwards — this time extending past eastern Valles Marineris to Xanthe Terra. Local storm activity was observed all along the edge of the south polar hood. Moving our attention to the northern hemisphere, dust activity continued to be at a minimum, apart from another arcuate-shaped dust storm over Acidalia. While afternoon diffuse water ice clouds remained scattered and sporadic across… [More at link, including video]

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