The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
You Are Here: Earth sets over Gale crater
Filed under pics of Earth by planetary missions, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Earth, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)
On sol 529 (January 31, 2014), the rover looked westward after sunset to see a brilliant evening star -- Earth -- setting toward the horizon.
NASA / JPL / MSSS / James Sorenson
Read this blog entry for more information on the Earthset observation.
Here is an unannotated version of the same photo.
Original image data dated on or about January 31, 2014.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: James Sorenson
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