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Here's what the weather on Mars would really look like

One would think that with barely 100th the atmosphere Earth has Mars would have pretty lame weather...if any. But it doesn't take much to whip up a good storm. Just look at the monster sand dunes that the winds on Mars manage to create. If they can do that, it's maybe less surprising that Mars' weat...
  • Tess Wigginton

    Artist's conception of what the weather on Mars would look like. Cool.

  • Holly Ray

    landscape of mars (halos and sundogs formed from sunlight passing through crystals of ice in atmosphere). Awesome.

  • Suzi Holler

    Concept art of what weather would look like on Mars. This is how halos and sundogs would appear when sunlight passes through crystals of ice in its atmosphere. Click through for more fascinating illustrations.

  • Tyyne Andrews

    There are many worlds that have been stripped of their natural resources and have become barren as a result. Allies Book 3.

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A sun dog - an atmosphere phenomenom caused by refraction of sunlight through ice crystals in the atmosphere. From the NOAA Photo Library. #NaturePhotography

  • Anna

    I saw one for the first time on Monday! Very cool!!! A beautiful sight after our snow storm!!

  • Lynn Murphy

    This is a sun pillar. Spectacular to see. Sun dogs are like little bright lights--a lot of them like rainbows--on the sides of the sun.

  • Sean Lauren

    Hi, I like this photography. Feel free to put in on a website called You Pic "" even more photographers could appreciate it. Thanks!

Although this may look like a hostile alien life form, it's actually a complex line of sand dunes near the northern ice cap of Mars. This image is from NASA's Mars Odyssey, one of an 'All Star' set.


Mars-scape: sunlight casts a crescent shadow on the floor of an underground cavern in a recently released picture of a Martian "skylight."

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Crater and Basaltic Rock on Mars