PIA08522: Travelling Companions
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 960 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-1487
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Original Caption Released with Image:

8 June 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows a large dust devil flanked by two relatively small dust devils, moving together across a lightly-dusted, south high-latitude plain.

Location near: 65.6S, 20.6W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Summer

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2006-06-08