Measurements of winds on Mars with Hubble Space Telescope images in 2003 opposition

V. G. Kaydash, M. A. Kreslavsky, Yu G. Shkuratov, G. Videen, J. F. Bell, M. Wolff

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Abstract

The winds of Mars at the water cloud level are measured by tracking cloud features in sequential high-resolution Hubble Space Telescope UV images for 5 days during the perihelion season in 2003. Global circulation model (GCM) predictions are in general agreement with the observations for the zonal wind component, but reveal significant differences for the meridional component.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)97-101
Number of pages5
JournalIcarus
Volume185
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Atmospheres
  • Mars
  • Ultraviolet observations
  • climate
  • dynamics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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