NASA's Mars Global Surveyor shows billowing clouds of dust rising from a storm southeast of Hellas Planitia on Mars. The dust storm in this case obscured the Mars Orbiter Camera's view of the martian surface.

24 May 2006
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows billowing clouds of dust rising from a storm southeast of Hellas Planitia. The dust storm in this case obscured the Mars Orbiter Camera's view of the martian surface.

Location near: 62.2°S, 259.0°W
Image width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from: upper left
Season: Southern Autumn

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