Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick
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Astro-image of the day: Martian dust devils and scale

Mars might be a smaller planet with a thin atmosphere, but wow does it have some serious dust-devils. The top photo is a shot of one from space, the bottom image is a size comparison to such storms on Earth (and a comparison of largest mountains for added scale):


Click the images to see the story.

Best,
Chris
Tags: astronomy
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