Subjoins Mons Veneris? Nope

Mars Arsia Mons

A picture taken by the European Space Agency’s Mars Express spacecraft showing an elongated white plume that resembles volcanic ejecta. Credit ESA/GCP/UPV/EHU Bilbao.

This week, the European Space Agency released a picture taken by its Mars Express orbiter that showed what it described as “a curious cloud formation” stretching from east to west near Arsia Mons, the southernmost in a string of three volcanoes.

(Kenneth Chang, “A Volcanic Eruption on Mars? Nope,” NYTimes, 10-30-18)

(c) 2018 JMN

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day, and watch Netflix and Prime Video for entertainment. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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