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Noctilucent Clouds, Curiosity sol 2410 (colorized)

Noctilucent Clouds, Curiosity sol 2410 (colorized)

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / Justin Cowart

Noctilucent Clouds, Curiosity sol 2410 (colorized)
Curiosity looked upward after sunset on sol 2410 (18 May 2019) and saw wispy cirrus clouds high above the ground. Because of their high elevation, the clouds are still sunlit, making them noctilucent clouds. This version of a 3-image Navcam panorama has been artificially colorized.

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: Justin Cowart

Original image data dated on or about May 18, 2019

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