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A FALSE-COLOUR VIEW OF THE HALE CRATER
The dark streaks on these Martian slopes are believed to come from a seasonal flow of briny liquid water. This image was captured by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and consists of a false-colour image superimposed onto a 3-D computer model.
Image credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, SSI
The Planets: Photographs from the Archives of NASA text by Nirmala Nataraj, photographs by NASA, preface by Bill Nye (Chronicle Books, £30)

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