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The 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)

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Curiosity Marsdial on Mars! 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

Original image data dated on or about August 9, 2012.

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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: Gordan Ugarkovic


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