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Panoramic view of southeastern foothills of Gale's central mound, Curiosity sol 51

Panoramic view of southeastern foothills of Gale's central mound, Curiosity sol 51

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NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Panoramic view of southeastern foothills of Gale's central mound, Curiosity sol 51
A mosaic of three Mastcam-100 images taken on sol 51 facing southeast. There is no sky visible in this view; occupying the distance is Gale's crater rim.

Original images: 0051MR0231015000E1_DXXX0051MR0231014000E1_DXXX0051MR0231013000E1_DXXX

Here is a context view. This panorama is represented by the right box. The left box corresponds to another panorama taken on sol 50. n

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.

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

Original image data dated on or about September 27, 2012

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