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Panoramic view of northeastern hills, Curiosity sol 50

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

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Panoramic view of northeastern hills, Curiosity sol 50 A mosaic of three Mastcam-100 images taken on sol 50 facing northeast. There is no sky visible in this view; occupying the distance is Gale's crater rim.

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Original images: 0050MR0229039000E1_DXXX - 0050MR0229040000E1_DXXX - 0050MR0229041000E1_DXXX

Here is a context view. This panorama is represented by the left box. The right box corresponds to another panorama taken on sol 51.

Context image for Curiosity sol 50 and 51 Mastcam-100 panoramas

NASA / JPL / Damia Bouic

Context image for Curiosity sol 50 and 51 Mastcam-100 panoramas
Part of the sol 50 Navcam panorama, with the locations of two Mastcam panoramas highlighted.

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about September 26, 2012

 

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Comments:

Denny: 10/22/2012 11:17 CDT

Awesome! Here is my take on Sol 50: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jardmaster/8094120058/in/photostream Here is an interactive panorama I processed: http://photosynth.net/view.aspx?cid=36952c05-441e-4463-9999-22a12e0fbb64 Here is a link to the awesome props I got from Phil Plait: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2012/10/17/standing-on-mars/ I love making these panoramas and anaglyphs. Closest I can come to being there!

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