Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Martian Polar Caps

Martian Meteorology

Credits: ESA/ Image Courtesy of F. Altieri (IFSI-INAF) and the OMEGA team

Martian south polar cap at the end of northern winter on the Red Planet. The cap appears clearly asymmetric, its centre being displaced by 3° from the geographic pole.

Explains Polar Cap Asymmetry.

Credits: ESA - D. Ducros

ESAs Mars Express

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