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Observers have been reporting a strange sight along the limb of the planet Mars.

The plume or “cloud” appears to be well over 100 miles high.

This type of cloud has been seen before on Mars, but no one is quite certain

what it is and where it came from. Observers from all over the world have

imaged this and a similar type cloud has been seen, years before.

Some feel that this may be material from the passage of a comet in late

October, or some type of Martian aurora…..

 

Read more:

 

www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-31491805

 

 

 

www.independent.co.uk/news/science/mysterious-martian-haze-raises-questions-than-answers-say-scientists-and-could-change-understanding-of-mars-atmosphere-10050709.html

 

 

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2015/02/150216-mars-martian-plumes-astronomy-clouds-maven-mystery/