Clouds over Mars, photographed by Mars Global Surveyor, 2002.
10 photographs, about one a week, 19th October-30th December 2002; on Mars, Ls 84° to Ls 116°, the first third of the southern winter.
Hellas Planitia, a massive impact basin, spans the image. 7 km deep in places, Hellas covers about 12 million square km; for scale, the two largest countries on Earth cover 17 (Russia) and 10 million square km (Canada).
Image credit: NASA/JPL/MGS/MSSS. Animation: AgeOfDestruction.
Photo sequence of Saturn: 24 February 2009
This Hubble image shows the progression of four of Saturn’s moon as they circle their parent planet. The orange moon in the image is Titan, Saturn’s largest.
Credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA). Acknowledgment: M. Wong (STScI/UC Berkeley) and C. Go (Philippines)