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May 19, 1999 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1999-22

Colossal Cyclone Swirls near Martian North Pole

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Image: Mars

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This is an enhanced orthographic view of the storm centered on 65 deg. N latitude, 85 deg. W longitude. The image has been processed to bring out additional detail in the storm's spiral cloud structures.

Object Name: Mars

Image Type: Astronomical

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Montage Image: Colossal Polar Cyclone on Mars Image Type: Astronomical Colossal Polar Cyclone on MarsPRC1999-22 Mars Image Type: Astronomical MarsPRC1999-22a Martian Cyclone, Seen From the North Polar Region Image Type: Astronomical Martian Cyclone, Seen From the North Polar RegionPRC1999-22b

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