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Pretty picture: Late afternoon in Gale Crater

Posted By Emily Lakdawalla

2012/10/09 05:36 CDT

Topics: pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)

This post really needs no words. Just feast your eyes:

Late afternoon in Gale Crater, Curiosity sol 49

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Damia Bouic

Late afternoon in Gale Crater, Curiosity sol 49
As the Sun set on sol 49 (September 25, 2012), Curiosity used its Navigation Camera to take a panoramic view of the dramatically lit landscape. In this version, Damien Bouic has colorized the grayscale Navcam data with color thumbnails from a Mastcam panorama taken under higher sun conditions.
 

Read more blog entries about: pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)

Comments:

bware: 10/09/2012 09:08 CDT

Beautiful image! Thanks. Lots of real estate and science to obtain too!

Ted: 10/10/2012 12:43 CDT

WO!

milind: 10/11/2012 03:41 CDT

last night i got to see the glenelg in 3d & when i compare the estimated path of MSL with it , i thought it is too risky to take rover over there as it is a quite a heavy drop down to glenelg this early in the mission....

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