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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Distant hills, a Curiosity postcard from sol 720

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

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Distant hills, a Curiosity postcard from sol 720 Curiosity's telephoto camera (its right Mastcam) obtained this glorious view of the distant yardangs at the foot of Mount Sharp on sol 720 (August 16, 2014).

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Damia Bouic

A slight checkerboard texture to the images is caused by them being returned from Mars without interpolation of the Bayer filter pattern.

Original image data dated on or about August 16, 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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