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6 June 2019
Sols 2427-2428: A Many-Layered Plan
Recent Navcam images from the Curiosity rover revealed some amazing ‘noctilucent’ clouds taken after sunset in Mars’s Gale Crater, which are so high that they’re still illuminated by the Sun, even when it’s night at the surface and any lower cloud layers are already in shadow.
7 May 2019
Sols 2400-2401: Just a cloud at twilight…
Mars is steadily moving toward the cloudiest time of year at low latitudes, which occurs from about southern mid fall through mid winter. This means that right now, just over 40 Mars sols after fall equinox, we’re expecting to see the cloud cover increasing,…