Antonio Piras

Sunspot AR3664 (it’s the big dark spot on the left just below the equator) seen by the Mastcam-Z instrument on Perseverance on Sol 1147 (May 12, 2024) . This is the Sun spot that on Earth caused the strongest auroras since 2003.  Acquired at 11:51:04 Martian time, using the Mastcam-Z L7 solar filter.

(Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/MSSS/Antonio Piras)

May 14, 2024

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