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Earth sets over Gale crater

Earth sets over Gale crater

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NASA / JPL / MSSS / Damia Bouic

Earth sets over Gale crater
On sol 529 (January 31, 2014), the rover looked westward after sunset to see a brilliant evening star -- Earth -- setting toward the horizon.

Read this blog entry for more information on the Earthset observation.

Here is an annotated version of the same photo.

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: Damia Bouic

Original image data dated on or about January 31, 2014

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