Summertime View of Mars

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Duration: 23 seconds

This full color global map of Mars was assembled from four sets of HST WFPC2 images taken March 30, 1997 when Mars was only 100 million kilometers from earth. Surface features visible include craters, water ice clouds, and volcanoes.

Mars, Planetary Atmospheres/Weather, Planets, Scientific Visualizations, Solar System


Hubble Images: P. James (University of Toledo), T. Clancy (Space Science Institute, Boulder), S. Lee (University of Colorado), and NASA

Publication: May 20, 1997

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