Curiosity Marsdial on Mars!
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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