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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Late afternoon in Gale Crater, Curiosity sol 49

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

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Late afternoon in Gale Crater, Curiosity sol 49 As the Sun set on sol 49 (September 25, 2012), Curiosity used its Navigation Camera to take a panoramic view of the dramatically lit landscape. In this version, Damien Bouic has colorized the grayscale Navcam data with color thumbnails from a Mastcam panorama taken under higher sun conditions.

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Damia Bouic

Read about this panorama at Damien's website.

Copyright holder: Damia Bouic

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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 25, 2012

 

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