From NASA's Planetary Photojournal
Twelve orbits a day provide the Mars Global Surveyor MOC wide angle cameras with a global "snapshot" of weather patterns across the planet. Here, bluish-white water ice clouds hang above the Tharsis volcanoes. The center of image is located at 15 degrees North, 90 degrees West.
Image Title: A Mars Daily Global Image from April 1999
Catalog #: PIA02653
Target Name: Mars
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
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Last Modified On: Tuesday, December 19, 2000