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Unbunker
2004-Mar-23, 11:25 PM
Looking through the old pathfinder archives, I came across some cloud (http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/image/marspath_clouds_s39.jpg) pictures. Have any of the rovers (spirit/opp) been able or will they even try to snap a few martian clouds?

I think it was mentioned that one of the rovers had kept it's camera 'rolling' to capture a dust devil. Did they see anything or are they still working on it?

Finally, when and if the rovers keep their health up until the end of summer (knock on wood) will they see frost (http://mars-news.de/life/21I093.jpg) like the viking 2 did? Does anyone know when that viking picture was taken (month wise)

ToSeek
2004-Mar-24, 01:04 AM
Looking through the old pathfinder archives, I came across some cloud (http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/image/marspath_clouds_s39.jpg) pictures. Have any of the rovers (spirit/opp) been able or will they even try to snap a few martian clouds?

I think it was mentioned that one of the rovers had kept it's camera 'rolling' to capture a dust devil. Did they see anything or are they still working on it?

Finally, when and if the rovers keep their health up until the end of summer (knock on wood) will they see frost (http://mars-news.de/life/21I093.jpg) like the viking 2 did? Does anyone know when that viking picture was taken (month wise)

May 1979 (http://www.solarviews.com/cap/mars/frost.htm).