Wispy Clouds, A Melting Ice Cap, and Dust-Storm-Free Surface on Mars
Wispy Clouds, A Melting Ice Cap, and Dust-Storm-Free Surface on Mars
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News release ID: STScI-1995-49
Release Date: Nov 29, 1995
Image Use: Copyright
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Wispy clouds, a melting polar ice cap, and a dust-storm free surface all indicate a cool, clear springtime in the Martian northern hemisphere. Hubble is serving as a weather satellite for studying the climate on other planets. (Image Released: February 1995)


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Annotated, Astronomical, Hubble Telescope, Illustrations, Mars, Planets, Solar System

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Credit: James Bell III (Cornell University), Todd Clancy (Space Science Institute), Phil James (University of Toledo), Steve Lee (University of Colorado), Leonard Martin (Lowell Observatory), Michael Wolff (University of Toledo), and NASA