PIA07276: Dust Devils Together
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: 256 x 661 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-971
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Original Caption Released with Image:

14 January 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image, acquired during northern summer in November 2004, shows a group of three large afternoon dust devils occurring within several kilometers of each other in northwestern Amazonis. The image covers an area 3 km (1.9 mi) wide and was obtained with a spatial resolution of 12 meters (13 yards) per pixel. This scene is located near 36.2N, 157.6W. Sunlight illuminates the dust devils from the left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-01-14