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Earth sets over Gale crater

Filed under pics of Earth by planetary missions, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Earth, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)

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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.

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Damia Bouic

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

Here is an annotated version of the same photo.

Original image data dated on or about January 31, 2014.

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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


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