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azstrummer
post Mar 10 2005, 11:17 PM
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Man, this looks an awful lot like a dust devil in the distance. What do you think?

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post Mar 12 2005, 07:59 PM
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I always assumed the bright round features seen towards the base of the hills were some kind of eroded impact feature...:

http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/all...44P0775L0M1.JPG

But I think they may be the starting points for the formation of dust devils now...
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- azstrummer   Live Dust Devil?   Mar 10 2005, 11:17 PM
- - djellison   At LAST - they've actually GOT one Nice find...   Mar 10 2005, 11:21 PM
- - azstrummer   Crunch   Mar 10 2005, 11:25 PM
- - slinted   Heh, I was just starting a new topic for this one,...   Mar 10 2005, 11:43 PM
- - Sunspot   Something in thisone too?   Mar 11 2005, 12:04 AM
- - Sunspot   it seems to extend in to the atmosphere:   Mar 11 2005, 12:20 AM
- - mhoward   Is this one too? Taken just slightly earlier. htt...   Mar 11 2005, 12:21 AM
- - djellison   What we need is one to come OVER HERE.....HELLOOO....   Mar 11 2005, 12:36 AM
- - Pando   QUOTE (djellison @ Mar 10 2005, 05:36 PM)What...   Mar 11 2005, 12:52 AM
- - djellison   You're joking. are you? Actually - looking a...   Mar 11 2005, 12:56 AM
- - Pando   QUOTE (djellison @ Mar 10 2005, 05:56 PM)You...   Mar 11 2005, 12:58 AM
- - djellison   wooOOoooowoooOOoooowaooowooo AT THE CAR WASH.........   Mar 11 2005, 01:02 AM
- - alan   In rear view too? http://qt.exploratorium.edu/mars...   Mar 11 2005, 01:03 AM
- - jamescanvin   QUOTE (Pando @ Mar 11 2005, 12:52 AM)700+ W/H...   Mar 11 2005, 01:10 AM
- - tedstryk   I hereby withdraw my prognosis that Spirit's d...   Mar 11 2005, 01:19 AM
- - slinted   Amazing news!   Mar 11 2005, 01:19 AM
- - lyford   You know I was going to add that the panels looked...   Mar 11 2005, 01:30 AM
- - mhoward   This is the best news in weeks. Go Spirit!   Mar 11 2005, 01:59 AM
- - imran   QUOTE (Pando @ Mar 11 2005, 12:52 AM)QUOTE (d...   Mar 11 2005, 02:01 AM
- - Pando   QUOTE (imran @ Mar 10 2005, 07:01 PM)QUOTE (P...   Mar 11 2005, 02:04 AM
- - erwan   Probably solar array good news, dust devil and Per...   Mar 11 2005, 02:53 AM
- - dvandorn   QUOTE (Pando @ Mar 11 2005, 12:52 AM)QUOTE (d...   Mar 11 2005, 03:03 AM
- - lyford   QUOTE (dvandorn @ Mar 10 2005, 07:03 PM)I cal...   Mar 11 2005, 03:43 AM
- - lyford   Well, it does appear to have had an affect - Com...   Mar 11 2005, 04:13 AM
- - erwan   Seems to be rather demonstrative, Lyford! You ...   Mar 11 2005, 04:48 AM
- - lyford   QUOTE (erwan @ Mar 10 2005, 08:48 PM)Seems to...   Mar 11 2005, 05:23 AM
- - Nix   Yeah! That rear view one is a beauty too, and ...   Mar 11 2005, 05:45 AM
- - Pando   That must have been quite a devil there, or was it...   Mar 11 2005, 05:53 AM
- - Nix   That one in the rear hazard camera looks like it...   Mar 11 2005, 06:16 AM
- - Nix   Forget about the dust, it's an artifact of the...   Mar 11 2005, 06:25 AM
- - dot.dk   Wow this is the greatest ever news for a very long...   Mar 11 2005, 06:32 AM
- - akuo   Excellent news! This really makes my day :-) ...   Mar 11 2005, 09:08 AM
- - Bill Harris   Great news! OTOH, I wonder what the long-term...   Mar 11 2005, 09:45 AM
- - djellison   The atmospheric opacity goes up and down like an e...   Mar 11 2005, 10:12 AM
- - dot.dk   This must be really bad news for all the tired sci...   Mar 11 2005, 10:25 AM
- - Analyst   Well, NASA can shut the rovers down when they are ...   Mar 11 2005, 10:42 AM
- - djellison   I think actually - that's highly unlikely. The...   Mar 11 2005, 11:00 AM
- - Sunspot   I find it hard to believe they would shutdown the ...   Mar 11 2005, 11:18 AM
- - OWW   At least the MERs are out of range to suffer the s...   Mar 11 2005, 11:20 AM
- - Analyst   Doug, I really hope it will turn out your way. But...   Mar 11 2005, 11:32 AM
- - dot.dk   Wonderful animation to make   Mar 11 2005, 11:48 AM
- - OWW   How much of that is real versus different lighting...   Mar 11 2005, 12:04 PM
- - tedstryk   The Viking 1 lander died in a very sad way. A you...   Mar 11 2005, 12:20 PM
- - dot.dk   Don't know how to find out the time a picture ...   Mar 11 2005, 12:21 PM
- - tedstryk   I question whether the whole Voyager threat is sim...   Mar 11 2005, 12:23 PM
- - arccos   700W = great news indeed!!! Boys, whe...   Mar 11 2005, 12:39 PM
- - TheChemist   This is from a dust-devil simulation on earth, cro...   Mar 11 2005, 12:49 PM
- - Pertinax   Ahhhh... beat to the punch on the cleaning of Spir...   Mar 11 2005, 12:54 PM
- - erwan   RE: Live Dust Devil?   Mar 11 2005, 01:06 PM
- - Nix   RE: Live Dust Devil?   Mar 11 2005, 01:11 PM
- - dot.dk   That's hilarious   Mar 11 2005, 01:14 PM
- - Pando   Somebody managed to snap the picture of two of tho...   Mar 11 2005, 04:58 PM
- - erwan   Well, it seems that Martian's humor and atmosp...   Mar 11 2005, 05:16 PM
- - jaredGalen   QUOTE (arccos @ Mar 11 2005, 12:39 PM)"7...   Mar 11 2005, 05:47 PM
- - dot.dk   QUOTE (jaredGalen @ Mar 11 2005, 05:47 PM)QUO...   Mar 11 2005, 05:57 PM
- - jaredGalen   QUOTE (dot.dk @ Mar 11 2005, 05:57 PM)Pando k...   Mar 11 2005, 06:06 PM
- - Jeff7   I thought the panels looked darker. I also looked ...   Mar 11 2005, 07:03 PM
- - mhoward   Check it out. L256 available. http://nasa.explora...   Mar 11 2005, 10:22 PM
- - mhoward   Oh heck, I'll just post it. It's too good.   Mar 11 2005, 10:31 PM
- - akuo   That's beautiful.   Mar 11 2005, 10:39 PM
- - lyford   They missed a spot.   Mar 11 2005, 10:56 PM
- - MizarKey   I think this is the path the dust devil took...   Mar 11 2005, 11:03 PM
- - OWW   Sol 377: Sol 422: Notice the magnet to the rig...   Mar 11 2005, 11:07 PM
- - alan   Some images of the ground Before (sol 398) http:/...   Mar 11 2005, 11:08 PM
- - alan   The dust devil cleaned many of the rocks too. Sho...   Mar 12 2005, 12:00 AM
- - jaredGalen   Well, given the occasion I felt that it was worth ...   Mar 12 2005, 12:02 AM
- - djellison   Interesting thing if you look at this http://them...   Mar 12 2005, 12:38 AM
- - MahFL   I noticed a long time ago too that a lot of streak...   Mar 12 2005, 01:20 AM
- - erwan   I guess you are right, Doug, explaining Dust Devil...   Mar 12 2005, 01:26 AM
- - erwan   A few more explanation words: The (cream color) el...   Mar 12 2005, 01:53 AM
- - edstrick   tedstryk commented: "The Viking 1 lander di...   Mar 12 2005, 02:51 AM
- - edstrick   I took the pre and post cleaning images posted ear...   Mar 12 2005, 04:04 AM
- - edstrick   Uh... It would help if I added the pic before hitt...   Mar 12 2005, 04:05 AM
- - RGClark   QUOTE (Sunspot @ Mar 11 2005, 12:20 AM)it see...   Mar 12 2005, 06:56 AM
- - djellison   Half the size of lahontan crater? Call it 30ft acr...   Mar 12 2005, 10:14 AM
- - remcook   I must say I'm amazed! this is cool on so ...   Mar 12 2005, 11:42 AM
- - tedstryk   Anyhow, it was an errant command that ended Viking...   Mar 12 2005, 12:51 PM
- - Sunspot   QUOTE (RGClark @ Mar 12 2005, 06:56 AM)QUOTE ...   Mar 12 2005, 02:13 PM
- - dilo   Hi Sunspot, also I tried to see atmospheric signat...   Mar 12 2005, 03:28 PM
- - erwan   Sunspot, Dilo: thanks for your images. It's pr...   Mar 12 2005, 04:13 PM
- - fredk   Pando (or anyone), any idea how quickly the power...   Mar 12 2005, 05:41 PM
- - alan   The dust devils have been mentioned on msnbc.com ...   Mar 12 2005, 06:09 PM
- - lyford   QUOTE (alan @ Mar 12 2005, 10:09 AM)"Tha...   Mar 12 2005, 06:30 PM
- - dvandorn   QUOTE (alan @ Mar 12 2005, 06:09 PM)The dust ...   Mar 12 2005, 06:36 PM
- - dvandorn   As an addendum, I did find it sort of amusing that...   Mar 12 2005, 06:42 PM
- - lyford   QUOTE (dvandorn @ Mar 12 2005, 10:36 AM)I rat...   Mar 12 2005, 06:49 PM
- - erwan   Frankly posts, Dvandorn. I hope, as you, that Mer....   Mar 12 2005, 06:53 PM
- - imran   Spirit Gets A Dust Devil Once-Over QUOTE Engineer...   Mar 12 2005, 07:38 PM
- - djellison   QUOTE (dvandorn @ Mar 12 2005, 06:36 PM)I rat...   Mar 12 2005, 07:52 PM
- - Sunspot   I always assumed the bright round features seen to...   Mar 12 2005, 07:59 PM
- - GregM   .   Mar 12 2005, 10:39 PM
- - deglr6328   Hello everybody. This is my first post here since ...   Mar 12 2005, 11:12 PM
- - mike   That 'Marsquatch' thing does look interest...   Mar 12 2005, 11:30 PM
- - alan   Back on thread. Here is a before an after shot of...   Mar 13 2005, 01:59 AM
- - erwan   Below is linked a page from J.T ALU website, with ...   Mar 13 2005, 02:02 AM
- - SFJCody   Slashdot picks up the story: http://science.slash...   Mar 13 2005, 02:11 AM
- - slinted   Thanks for the sundial images Alan. I think its v...   Mar 13 2005, 03:08 AM
- - Pando   Alan, the Sol 417 image of the sundial above is qu...   Mar 13 2005, 04:28 AM
- - Pando   QUOTE (dvandorn @ Mar 12 2005, 06:36 PM)I did...   Mar 13 2005, 04:46 AM
- - alan   Pando, I noticed that the sundial looks even redde...   Mar 13 2005, 04:56 AM
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