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Changing light on a butte and distant crater rim, Curiosity sol 1447

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Changing light on a butte and distant crater rim, Curiosity sol 1447 Curiosity performed three sets of observations of near and distant horizon and sky on sol 1447 to study the amount of dust in the atmosphere. The three images were taken at 07:27, 10:46, and 15:08 local mean solar time, seeing shadows shift on a nearby butte.

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about September 1, 2016.

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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: Emily Lakdawalla


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