What A Dust Devil Looks Like On Mars

A dust devil has been photographed swirling on Mars. NASA’s Opportunity rover captured the astonishing image in the red planet’s Meridiani Planum region. The space agency posted the picture on Facebook on Sunday: “This is one of the best dust devils that we have seen in Meridiani Planum,” Opportunity’s deputy principal investigator Ray Arvidson told Mashable. “We are lucky to have captured this one in an image!” According to NASA, dust devils on Mars form the same way they do in deserts on Earth. They are essentially spinning columns of air which appear on clear days after the ground has soaked up

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