8 March 2012
Spectacular Martian Dust Devil/Ghost Worm
Posted by Ryan Anderson
This just in from Mars, a stunning image that appears to be the ghost of a giant sand worm! Of course, those eggheads at NASA would have you believe that this is actually a dust devil.
This is by no means the first time that a
giant sand worm dust devil has been seen on Mars. Here are some more spectacular images:
And of course, dust devil tracks on Mars are famous for their Jackson-Pollack-like designs:
[…] HiRISE camera on MRO from February 16th. It’s a stunning picture, but I like that Ryan from The Martian Chronicles reminds us this is far from a one-of-a-kind shot. Check out this set of images from the Spirit […]
I just want to say that the images are fascinating. The time lapse one of the surface showing the twister like character of the funnel is nothing short of awesome.
Highly descriptive blog, I liked that a lot.
Will there be a part 2?