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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Telephoto view of the flank of Mount Sharp, Curiosity sol 17

Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)

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Telephoto view of the flank of Mount Sharp, Curiosity sol 17 Curiosity took this photo of the flank of Mount Sharp on Sol 17 (August 23, 2012). It was returned to Earth without compression, so it needed to be demosaiced to reveal its color.

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Fred B.

Original image data dated on or about August 23, 2012.

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: Fred B.


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bware: 09/05/2012 01:28 CDT

Thanks for the great image! Lots of nice data in it too...geology. Can't wait for more science from MSL!

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