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: