PIA19459: Darn Dust!
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
 Spacecraft:  Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
 Instrument:  HiRISE
 Product Size:  840 x 333 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  University of Arizona/HiRISE-LPL
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This image was acquired to complete a stereo pair over sinuous ridges in Argyre Planitia, but dust clouds kicked up, obscuring most of the surface.

To see this scene without the dust, take a look at ESP_039933_1240.

The University of Arizona, Tucson, operates HiRISE, which was built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boulder, Colorado. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Project and Mars Science Laboratory Project for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington.

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NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona

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