Curiosity descending under parachute
This image was given special processing by members of the HiRISE Team, that included removing detector noise and optical blur. The sharpening was achieved by converting the image to its frequency components, correcting for the minor blur that was characterized by pre-flight laboratory measurements, and converting back. Original image and more information at the HiRISE website.
Original image data dated on or about August 6, 2012.
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