PIA02066: Global Weather
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
Product Size: 2304 x 1152 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-143
Addition Date: 2000-06-01
Primary Data Set: MGS EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA02066.tif (6.258 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA02066.jpg (327.8 kB)

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Twelve orbits a day provide the MOC wide angle cameras a global "snapshot" of weather patterns across the planet. Here, bluish-white water ice clouds hang above the Tharsis volcanoes. The map is a mosaic of 24 images taken on a single northern summer day in April 1999.

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