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Fraser
2009-Jul-02, 07:00 PM
It snows on Mars. This occurs, at least in the northern arctic region where the Phoenix lander set up camp in 2008. Science teams from Phoenix were able to observe water-ice clouds in the Martian atmosphere and precipitation that fell to the ground at night and sublimate into water in the morning. [...]

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A.DIM
2009-Jul-06, 06:44 PM
Very cool, yet another "earth-like" analog in our own solar system!