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Seán Doran

Seán Doran

Latest Processed Space Images

Perijoves 1-12

May 18, 2018

An image summary of the JunoCam images taken during Juno's first 12 close approaches to Jupiter. There are only 11 sets of images because no imaging was performed on Perijove 2. Dates of the 12 perijoves pictured here are as follows: (PJ1) 27 Aug 2016; (PJ3) 11 Dec 2016; (PJ4) 2 Feb 2017; (PJ5) 27 Mar 2017; (PJ6) 19 May 2017; (PJ7) 11 Jul 2017; (PJ8) 1 Sep 2017; (PJ9) 24 Oct 2017; (PJ10) 16 Dec 2017; (PJ11) 8 Feb 2018; (PJ12) 1 Apr 2018. See this composite in high resolution at Gigapan.

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.

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