NASA showed a photo of snow-covered Mars
NASA released photos of the winter of Mars taken with the automatic interplanetary station Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Experts explained that with the advent of cold weather changes the appearance of the planet. So, carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is converted into dry ice that covers the planet’s surface and forms different patterns.
Warming dry ice starts to crack and evaporate, after which the surface of the red planet once again changing its appearance. Only at the South pole of Mars, the temperature remains low all year round, so the surface remains snow.
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