PIA02061: Growth of a Dust Storm (TES)
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Thermal Emission Spectrometer
Product Size: 1700 x 2200 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Arizona State University
Addition Date: 1999-06-23
Primary Data Set: MGS EDRs
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Variation of dust content with time shows the growth of a storm. Opacities range from 0.15 (violet) to 1.25 (red). Orbit 25 is 10-21-1997, orbit 51 is 11-27-1997, and orbit 53 is 11-30-1997.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/ASU

Image Addition Date:
1999-06-23