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Fraser
2008-Oct-12, 01:40 AM
As the Phoenix Mars lander will agree, it's cold near Mars' North Pole. Phoenix is currently seeing the winter frost encroach on its location, bright patches of ice appearing on the rocks surrounding it. Another sure sign of winter at this high latitude is the loss of light; soon day will turn to night, forcing [...]

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Joe Boy
2008-Oct-12, 03:19 AM
As the Phoenix Mars lander will agree, it's cold near Mars' North Pole. Phoenix is currently seeing the winter frost encroach on its location, bright patches of ice appearing on the rocks surrounding it. Another sure sign of winter at this high latitude is the loss of light; soon day will turn to night, forcing [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/2008/10/11/frozen-mars-north-pole-ice-patterns-observed-by-hirise/)

Thank you Frazer, very interesting--joe