PIA03642: Dust Devil Art
 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:  1024 x 2128 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-1311
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA03642.tif (2.181 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA03642.jpg (592.7 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

12 December 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows dark squiggles and streaks created by passing spring and summer dust devils near Pallacopas Vallis in the martian southern hemisphere.

Location near: 53.9S, 17.2W
Image width: width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Summer

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2005-12-14