PIA08018: Raising Dust
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: 672 x 985 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-1414
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Original Caption Released with Image:

27 March 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows dust plumes created by gusting winds on a plain southwest of Argyre Planitia.

Location near: 67.0S, 75.2W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Autumn

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2006-03-27