greygirlbeast (greygirlbeast) wrote,

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"Ashes to ashes... Stardust to stardust."

The sort of thing you think you'll not live to see, and having seen it, you can only marvel that you have:

NASA Spacecraft Photographs Avalanches on Mars

A NASA spacecraft in orbit around Mars has taken the first ever image of active avalanches near the Red Planet's north pole. The image shows tan clouds billowing away from the foot of a towering slope, where ice and dust have just cascaded down.

When you click through to the photos, be sure to click the link for the high rez versions.
Tags: astronomy, mars
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