Above the Martian Arctic Circle  
Martian Arctic Sun

The Phoenix Mars Lander took a series of shots of the sun hanging low over the Martian North Pole. With the lander being above the Arctic Circle and it being Summer in the Northern Hemisphere, the montage shows how the sun never dips below the horizon. Beautiful.

More details at the image’s page. The entire gallery of images is here.

» Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2008

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