Saturday, May 28, 2011

Clouds over Olympia Undae

Clouds are common near the north polar cap throughout the spring and summer. The clouds typically cause a haze over the extensive dune fields. This VIS image shows the edge of the cloud front.

Photo credit: NASA/JPL/Arizona State University

Notes: These dunes are located in Olympia Undae north of Dokka Crater. Also, the above photo is identical to this one.

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