An Alien Strain

A Dark Dune Field in Proctor Crater on Mars

I am tempted to make a bad pun based on the name of Proctor Crater, where these dunes are found on Mars. Yes, Mars. Not your colon, despite their microscopically bacterial appearance.

Honestly, this image looks like it was produced by a CAD program. To appreciate the true insanity of it, click through to the large version and zoom in.

Tip o’ the hat: Astronomy Picture of the Day.


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