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post Oct 18 2005, 05:47 PM
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Spaceweather (www.spaceweather.com) is reporting a dust storm on Mars visible in amateur telescopes. Hope we don't get too much dust-fall on the solar panels.... unsure.gif

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SigurRosFan
post Oct 24 2005, 06:55 PM
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Latest storm picture from Ed Lomeli of Sacramento, CA:


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post Oct 24 2005, 08:04 PM
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QUOTE (SigurRosFan @ Oct 24 2005, 06:55 PM)
Latest storm picture from Ed Lomeli of Sacramento, CA:
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I'll have to meet Ed. It looks like he's got a really nice telescope.


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post Oct 24 2005, 09:34 PM
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QUOTE (ElkGroveDan @ Oct 24 2005, 09:04 PM)
I'll have to meet Ed.  It looks like he's got a really nice telescope.
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It also looks like he's mastered the art of TouCam image-stacking - it's a joy to see amateurs taking such images!

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- sranderson   Dust Storm   Oct 18 2005, 05:47 PM
- - helvick   Worth keeping an eye on but hopefully this will be...   Oct 18 2005, 06:28 PM
|- - ljk4-1   QUOTE (helvick @ Oct 18 2005, 01:28 PM)Worth ...   Oct 18 2005, 07:18 PM
- - vikingmars   Hope this one will NOT reach any MER rover ! H...   Oct 18 2005, 08:18 PM
|- - sranderson   Wow. Gets dark doesn't it. Are those piles o...   Oct 18 2005, 09:12 PM
||- - vikingmars   QUOTE (sranderson @ Oct 18 2005, 09:12 PM)Wow...   Oct 19 2005, 05:22 AM
||- - helvick   Handy site to keep an eye on this storm feature as...   Oct 19 2005, 10:25 AM
|- - helvick   QUOTE (vikingmars @ Oct 18 2005, 09:18 PM) Ho...   Oct 18 2005, 09:30 PM
|- - pioneer   QUOTE (vikingmars @ Oct 18 2005, 08:18 PM) Ho...   Oct 19 2005, 02:36 PM
- - fredk   Update on dust storm here with short interview wit...   Oct 20 2005, 11:45 PM
|- - sranderson   Looks like the storm is getting bigger and it appa...   Oct 22 2005, 02:32 PM
|- - ljk4-1   QUOTE (sranderson @ Oct 22 2005, 09:32 AM)Loo...   Oct 24 2005, 07:00 PM
- - SigurRosFan   Latest storm picture from Ed Lomeli of Sacramento,...   Oct 24 2005, 06:55 PM
|- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (SigurRosFan @ Oct 24 2005, 06:55 PM)La...   Oct 24 2005, 08:04 PM
|- - Bob Shaw   QUOTE (ElkGroveDan @ Oct 24 2005, 09:04 PM)I...   Oct 24 2005, 09:34 PM
- - deglr6328   How frequently do global dust storms occur on Mars...   Oct 24 2005, 09:31 PM
|- - Bob Shaw   QUOTE (deglr6328 @ Oct 24 2005, 10:31 PM)How ...   Oct 24 2005, 09:37 PM
|- - jamescanvin   QUOTE (deglr6328 @ Oct 25 2005, 07:31 AM)How ...   Oct 25 2005, 01:01 AM
|- - helvick   QUOTE (deglr6328 @ Oct 24 2005, 10:31 PM)How ...   Oct 29 2005, 02:49 PM
- - slinted   There is fresh activity being seen VERY close to O...   Oct 28 2005, 11:09 AM
|- - Nirgal   QUOTE (slinted @ Oct 28 2005, 01:09 PM)There ...   Oct 28 2005, 09:19 PM
- - djellison   I wonder what imagery Damien Peach has managed to ...   Oct 28 2005, 11:23 AM
- - Sunspot   Whoah !!! thats close. Would Opportun...   Oct 28 2005, 11:29 AM
|- - Marcel   QUOTE (Sunspot @ Oct 28 2005, 11:29 AM)Whoah ...   Oct 28 2005, 11:41 AM
|- - JRehling   QUOTE (Sunspot @ Oct 28 2005, 04:29 AM)Whoah ...   Oct 28 2005, 09:24 PM
- - Bill Harris   BTW, by convention, and I presume that they still ...   Oct 28 2005, 12:32 PM
|- - slinted   QUOTE (Bill Harris @ Oct 28 2005, 04:32 AM)BT...   Oct 28 2005, 08:16 PM
- - akuo   I think this dust storm is already on top of Oppy....   Oct 28 2005, 12:42 PM
|- - ljk4-1   QUOTE (akuo @ Oct 28 2005, 07:42 AM)I think t...   Oct 28 2005, 01:01 PM
|- - Rakhir   "Opportunity has seen some signs of the dust ...   Oct 28 2005, 09:26 PM
- - Tman   On the ASO website http://www.arksky.org/asoimglib...   Oct 28 2005, 01:49 PM
- - alan   QUOTE (ljk4-1 @ Oct 28 2005, 01:01 PM)Th...   Oct 28 2005, 02:13 PM
- - Rakhir   "The storm has seven appendages that stretch ...   Oct 28 2005, 07:50 PM
|- - paulanderson   QUOTE (Rakhir @ Oct 28 2005, 11:50 AM)"T...   Oct 28 2005, 08:49 PM
|- - mike   QUOTE (paulanderson @ Oct 28 2005, 12:49 PM)T...   Oct 28 2005, 09:37 PM
- - Tman   Mike, you have to start with the link and guidance...   Oct 28 2005, 09:55 PM
- - Vladimorka   http://www.arksky.org/smf/index.php?topic=833.0   Oct 28 2005, 09:57 PM
|- - helvick   Just wondering if the "extraordinary" br...   Oct 28 2005, 10:56 PM
- - Bill Harris   On the FwdHazcam and RearHazcam images from Sol 62...   Oct 29 2005, 01:59 AM
|- - RNeuhaus   QUOTE (Bill Harris @ Oct 28 2005, 08:59 PM)On...   Oct 29 2005, 03:02 AM
- - Sunspot   I wish we could get to see some dust storm images ...   Oct 29 2005, 10:45 AM
- - slinted   Dr. Sherrod has captured the storm activity again ...   Oct 29 2005, 11:36 AM
- - Bill Harris   Could the dust storm be a serious matter for our i...   Oct 29 2005, 11:46 PM
|- - Bob Shaw   QUOTE (Bill Harris @ Oct 30 2005, 12:46 AM)Co...   Oct 30 2005, 12:41 AM
|- - helvick   QUOTE (Bob Shaw @ Oct 30 2005, 01:41 AM)Bill:...   Oct 30 2005, 09:39 AM
|- - Nirgal   QUOTE (helvick @ Oct 30 2005, 11:39 AM)We...   Oct 30 2005, 12:37 PM
|- - helvick   QUOTE (Nirgal @ Oct 30 2005, 01:37 PM)Questio...   Oct 30 2005, 02:57 PM
|- - jamescanvin   QUOTE (Nirgal @ Oct 30 2005, 10:37 PM)ok, I...   Oct 30 2005, 11:58 PM
- - Bill Harris   That's what I was afraid of... --Bill   Oct 30 2005, 01:27 AM
- - dot.dk   Ok, the dust storm has hit Meridiani Good lu...   Oct 30 2005, 07:51 PM
- - djellison   Youcha. I think a lot of that is because of the lo...   Oct 30 2005, 09:58 PM
- - OWW   There IS more dust over meridiani: Taken from htt...   Oct 30 2005, 10:25 PM
- - djellison   Obviously MOC WA will be catching this lot, but it...   Oct 30 2005, 10:40 PM
- - Bill Harris   It may not be curtains. This is a plucky little r...   Oct 30 2005, 11:08 PM
- - Sunspot   When I go to the JPL RAW site all I see are broken...   Oct 30 2005, 11:18 PM
|- - Ames   QUOTE (Sunspot @ Oct 31 2005, 12:18 AM)When I...   Oct 30 2005, 11:29 PM
- - Sunspot   Weird, they dont show up for me in any browser I t...   Oct 30 2005, 11:35 PM
- - dot.dk   You have to insert "%23%23" in the filen...   Oct 30 2005, 11:36 PM
- - Bill Harris   Heck, let's sit back and watch the storm. Pas...   Oct 31 2005, 12:58 AM
- - CosmicRocker   On earth, dust storms can definitely reduce availa...   Oct 31 2005, 05:39 AM
|- - Ames   new pictures... http://nasa.exploratorium.edu/mar...   Oct 31 2005, 10:16 AM
- - dot.dk   QUOTE (Ames @ Oct 31 2005, 10:16 AM)new pictu...   Oct 31 2005, 10:32 AM
- - Tman   This Rear Hazcam is additional one from sol 627: ...   Oct 31 2005, 03:17 PM
|- - ljk4-1   Did it ever show if the dust that accumulated on t...   Oct 31 2005, 03:29 PM
|- - tedstryk   QUOTE (ljk4-1 @ Oct 31 2005, 03:29 PM)Di...   Oct 31 2005, 03:49 PM
||- - Marcel   QUOTE (tedstryk @ Oct 31 2005, 03:49 PM)This ...   Oct 31 2005, 03:56 PM
||- - helvick   QUOTE (Marcel @ Oct 31 2005, 04:56 PM)Did Pat...   Oct 31 2005, 04:08 PM
||- - tedstryk   It spotted a few...I have some images somewhere......   Oct 31 2005, 10:19 PM
|- - RNeuhaus   QUOTE (ljk4-1 @ Oct 31 2005, 10:29 AM)Di...   Oct 31 2005, 05:07 PM
- - Cugel   But the shadow of the rover still looks sharp and ...   Oct 31 2005, 03:28 PM
|- - Tman   QUOTE (Cugel @ Oct 31 2005, 05:28 PM)But the ...   Oct 31 2005, 03:42 PM
- - Bill Harris   This didn't quite show what I'd hoped it w...   Oct 31 2005, 03:30 PM
|- - Ames   The latest hazcam pictures show the shadow as bein...   Oct 31 2005, 03:44 PM
|- - tedstryk   I imaging the stretching of the "raws" w...   Oct 31 2005, 03:46 PM
|- - helvick   QUOTE (tedstryk @ Oct 31 2005, 04:46 PM)I ima...   Oct 31 2005, 04:32 PM
- - Bill Harris   Here is another evaluation of the sky brightness. ...   Oct 31 2005, 05:01 PM
- - DEChengst   Some info from the CNN website: "Lemmon said...   Oct 31 2005, 05:48 PM
- - djellison   CODE4. What EDRs did we request? Expected EDRs by...   Oct 31 2005, 09:24 PM
|- - Sunspot   QUOTE (djellison @ Oct 31 2005, 09:24 PM)CODE...   Oct 31 2005, 11:40 PM
- - RNeuhaus   Yes, it will only be looking a narrow angle from w...   Oct 31 2005, 09:50 PM
|- - djellison   QUOTE (RNeuhaus @ Oct 31 2005, 09:50 PM)It mi...   Oct 31 2005, 10:41 PM
|- - jamescanvin   QUOTE (RNeuhaus @ Nov 1 2005, 07:50 AM)Yes, i...   Oct 31 2005, 11:10 PM
|- - RNeuhaus   QUOTE (jamescanvin @ Oct 31 2005, 06:10 PM)Th...   Nov 2 2005, 04:17 PM
- - ilbasso   The Pathfinder did indeed image several dust devil...   Oct 31 2005, 10:53 PM
|- - tedstryk   I worked with some of those Patfinder images once....   Oct 31 2005, 11:45 PM
- - djellison   Ted have you ever found the equiv of Pathfinder R...   Nov 1 2005, 08:13 AM
- - Bill Harris   From the Mission Status at the NASA/JPL site: QUO...   Nov 1 2005, 11:04 AM
- - general   Oppy's dusty weekend http://marsrovers.jpl....   Nov 2 2005, 08:01 PM
- - Burmese   always a new twist for the programmers: "......   Nov 2 2005, 08:11 PM
|- - avkillick   Now that's a concept! Miss the alarm - so...   Nov 2 2005, 10:12 PM
|- - ljk4-1   FOR RELEASE: 9;00 am (EST) November 3, 2005 PHOT...   Nov 3 2005, 02:37 PM
- - Tman   Has anybody seen a new picture of the dust storm? ...   Nov 2 2005, 09:58 PM
- - Tman   Woow, that's another highlight from Hubble...   Nov 3 2005, 06:20 PM
|- - jamescanvin   QUOTE (Tman @ Nov 4 2005, 05:20 AM) Woow, tha...   Nov 4 2005, 12:20 AM
- - Bill Harris   There does not appear to have been a dust depositi...   Nov 18 2005, 04:36 AM
|- - jaredGalen   QUOTE (Bill Harris @ Nov 18 2005, 05:36 AM)Su...   Nov 18 2005, 09:27 AM
- - lyford   This would be good news - seems the answer is blow...   Nov 18 2005, 07:37 AM
- - edstrick   I was looking at that marking on the left side of ...   Nov 18 2005, 10:25 AM
- - slinted   The bright ...splotch is a persistant feature that...   Nov 18 2005, 11:19 AM
- - Bill Harris   I have no idea what that white "splat" i...   Nov 18 2005, 01:29 PM
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