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Image of 'dune fields' covering surface during winter looks like ice cream

Image of 'dune fields' covering surface during winter looks like ice cream
Image of 'dune fields' covering surface during winter looks like ice cream
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Reportedly from all earlier pictures released by different space organizations of Mars, we can sort of agree that the planet is pretty much lined with variety of textures. Meanwhile another image of the planet has been recently released by the European Space Agency and Roscosmos ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter capturing an icy-cold sight of the planet's North Pole.

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Furthermore the most fascinating part is the resemblance of the surface's texture to an ice-cream! similarly it may look like white chocolate sprinkled with some choco-chips. Apparently the image is of 'dune fields' covering the surface of the planet during winter.



Accordingly to ESA, during winter in the polar regions, a thin layer of carbon dioxide ice covers the surface and then it sublimates, turning directly into vapor with the first light of spring. Moreover the captivating image was taken by the spacecraft's CaSSIS camera in late May in late May.


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