A Perfect Storm

When NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope imaged Mars in June, the seeds of the storm were caught brewing in the giant Hellas Basin (oval at 4 o'clock position on disk) and in another storm at the northern polar cap.

Credit:

NASA/ESA, James Bell (Cornell Univ.), Michael Wolff (Space Science Inst.), and the Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA

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About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0131b
Type:Observation
Release date:11 October 2001, 19:00
Size:500 x 500 px

About the Object

Name:Mars
Type:• Solar System : Planet
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

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