Dusty Mars

A month long global dust storm on Mars.  Hmm.  I wonder what’s going on up there these days.  That’s one heck of a dust storm!

Space Weather News for July 27, 2007

DUST STORM UPDATE:  A severe dust storm on Mars, which has been darkening skies and causing a solar energy crisis for NASA’s Mars rovers, refuses to die down. Clouds of dust are now visible in backyard telescopes and Mars is beginning to resemble a orange billiard ball as all of its underlying surface markings are hidden from view. The storm is already a month old and no one knows when it will subside. Visit spaceweather.com for photos and status reports.

Here’s a  picture link:


This entry was posted in Astronomy and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s