Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Curiosity Marsdial on Mars!
Filed under pretty pictures, animation, amateur image processing, Marsdials and Earthdials, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)
Four Mastcam images of the calibration target -- the Marsdial -- were taken on Curiosity's sol 3 (August 9, 2012) over a period of about 8 minutes. In that time, the shadow of the gnomon moved slightly, marking time on Mars with a sundial.
NASA / JPL / MSSS / Gordan Ugarkovic
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Original image data dated on or about August 9, 2012
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