MGS/TES June-August Sequence
Martian dust storm activity from June 17 to August 26, 2001.
A pair of eagle-eyed spacecraft - the NASA Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) and NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope - are giving amazed astronomers a ringside seat to the biggest global dust storm seen on Mars in several decades. The Martian dust storm, larger by far than any seen on Earth, has raised a cloud of dust that has engulfed the entire planet for several months.
Philip Christensen (Arizona State University) and the TES Team
About the Image
|Release date:||11 October 2001, 19:00|
|Size:||820 x 712 px|
About the Object
|Type:||• Solar System : Planet|
• X - Solar System Images/Videos
Colours & filters
|Infrared||Mars Global Surveyor|
Thermal Emission Spectrometer (TES)