The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
The north edge of Kimberley, Curiosity sol 580
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)
While parked about 4 meters from the north edge of Kimberley, Curiosity took almost 250 images of the outcrop with the higher-resolution Mastcam. The rock layers are tilted gently away from the rover. In places, windblown sand has piled up against the rock. Small cascades of loose material disturb the drifted sand in places.
NASA / JPL / MSSS / Doug Ellison
This image is also viewable as a Gigapan.
Original image data dated on or about March 26, 2014
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