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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Misery outcrop, Curiosity sol 1591

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Misery outcrop, Curiosity sol 1591 Finely laminated rocks of the Murray formation greeted Curiosity at the end of its drive on sol 1591 (January 27, 2017). The bright veins are filled with calcium sulfate.

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Six images were mosaicked and some blemishes (bleeding from hot pixels) painted out to create this mosaic.

Original image data dated on or about January 27, 2017.

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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: Emily Lakdawalla

 

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