Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick
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Astro-Image of the Day: icy surface of Mars

New photo from the Phoenix Mars Lander! Scientists are excited about this because it's similar to the kind of terrain you'll find at the Earth's arctic:

Click the image to see more Phoenix photos.

Phoenix is working in Vastitas Borealis, Mars' northern arctic:

Click the image to see location info.

Be assured I'll post more of these as we get 'em!

Best,
Chris
Tags: astronomy
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