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November 29, 1995 12:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-1995-49

HST's Greatest Hits 1990-1995

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Image: 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 MarsSTScI-PRC1995-49j

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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)

Object Name: Mars

Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration/Annotated

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

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Montage Image: HST's Greatest Hits 1990-1995 Image Type: Astronomical HST's Greatest Hits 1990-1995PRC1995-49 Supernova 1987A: Halo for a Vanished Star Image Type: Astronomical Supernova 1987A: Halo for a Vanished StarPRC1995-49a The Orion Nebula: Stellar Birthplace Image Type: Astronomical The Orion Nebula: Stellar BirthplacePRC1995-49b The Cartwheel Galaxy: Result of a Bull's-Eye Collision Image Type: Astronomical The Cartwheel Galaxy: Result of a Bull's-Eye CollisionPRC1995-49c Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 Bombards Jupiter Image Type: Astronomical Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 Bombards JupiterPRC1995-49d Images of Spiral Galaxy M100 Before and After Hubble's First Servicing Mission Image Type: Astronomical Images of Spiral Galaxy M100 Before and After Hubble's First Servicing MissionPRC1995-49e An Earth-Sized Storm on Saturn Image Type: Astronomical An Earth-Sized Storm on SaturnPRC1995-49f Ring Around a Suspected Black Hole in Galaxy NGC 4261 Image Type: Astronomical Ring Around a Suspected Black Hole in Galaxy NGC 4261PRC1995-49g Planetary Nebula NGC 6543: Gaseous Cocoon Around a Dying Star Image Type: Astronomical Planetary Nebula NGC 6543: Gaseous Cocoon Around a Dying StarPRC1995-49h Cygnus Loop: Blast Wave from a Stellar Time-Bomb Image Type: Astronomical Cygnus Loop: Blast Wave from a Stellar Time-BombPRC1995-49i

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