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The eerie green ‘nightglow’ of Mars pulses in ultraviolet light in new NASA views –



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New images of green, pulsing ultraviolet flashes of Mars’ “nightglow” are illuminating circulation patterns in the Martian atmosphere.
NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution mission (MAVEN for short), has been studying Mars since it launched to orbit and study the Red Planet in 2013. Now, new images from MAVEN have revealed the weird and unexpected inner workings of the planet’s atmosphere.  
“MAVEN’s images offer our first global insights into atmospheric motions in Mars’ middle atmosp…

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