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Mount Sharp from Vera Rubin Ridge

January 06, 2018

Suitable for desktop wallpaper, a segment from a 360-degree panorama taken by Curiosity on sol 1903 (December 13, 2017). The hills look impassable in this direction, which is one reason Curiosity will be driving significantly toward the left (east) before descending Vera Rubin Ridge, crossing the clay-rich area behind it, and ascending the sulfur-rich lower layers of the mountain.

Looking backward from Vera Rubin Ridge, Curiosity sol 1856

January 06, 2018

From the middle of Vera Rubin Ridge, Curiosity used its left Mastcam on sol 1856 (26 Oct 2017) to gaze across Gale crater.

The foothills of Mount Sharp from Vera Rubin Ridge

January 06, 2018

On Sol 1866 (5 Nov 2017), Curiosity looked to the southwest at the yardangs at the foot of Mount Sharp, before its path took it back east along the ridge in later sols.

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