Late afternoon in Gale Crater, Curiosity sol 49
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)
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.
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Original image data dated on or about September 25, 2012