THEMIS VIS and IR observations of a high-altitude Martian dust devil

  title={THEMIS VIS and IR observations of a high-altitude Martian dust devil},
  author={Glen Cushing and T. N. Titus and P. R. Christensen},
[1] The Mars Odyssey Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) imaged a Martian dust devil in both visible and thermal-infrared wavelengths on January 30, 2004. We believe this is the first documented infrared observation of an extraterrestrial dust devil, and the highest to be directly observed at more than 16 kilometers above the equatorial geoid of Mars. This dust devil measured over 700 meters in height and 375 meters across, and the strongest infrared signature was given by atmospheric dust… CONTINUE READING

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