“Midnight Sun”

That’s my colourised version of the already-classic “Midnight Sun” image created by the Phoenix team, showing the path of the Sun across the sky as seen by the Phoenix lander. Up near the martian north pole Phoenix is in the martian Land of The Midnight Sun, and the Sun never sets, it just dips down towards and then rolls over the southern horizon at midnight before climbing up again…

I know that’s a bit small, so you can find a larger version here

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~ by phoenixpics on July 25, 2008.

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