From Mars with Love on Valentines Day

From Mars with Love on Valentines Day. A heart-shaped feature in the Arabia Terra region of Mars is show on the left, with additional context on the right, in excerpts of an image taken by the Context Camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Larger version below. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS. See the Big Red Martian Heart below

Happy Valentine’s Day from Mars to all the readers of Universe Today !

Well it’s truly a solar system wide Valentines celebration. From the Moon, Mars and even Comet Temple 1 with some pixie Stardust for the romantic rendezvous upcoming in a few short hours [Stardust-NExT Flyby at 11:37 p.m. EST Feb 14].

The Martian camera team from Malin Space Systems, San Diego, wishes to share a special heart-shaped feature from Arabia Terra – images above and below – with all Mars fans on this St. Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 2011. (…) Read the rest of From Mars with Love on Valentines Day (337 words)

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