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Fraser
2019-May-29, 07:30 PM
Mars is a sandy planet and the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has given us tons of beautiful pictures of Martian sand dunes. But Mars’ dunes are much different than dunes here on Earth. Their movement is governed by different factors than Earth dunes. The movement of sand dunes on Mars is …
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DaveC426913
2019-May-29, 10:24 PM
Heh. I misunderstood the subject line.

(Wait - Mars is 50 million km away. Can conditions from here really affect the sand dunes on Mars???)