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Curiosity as seen from HiRISE, 12 days after landing

Curiosity as seen from HiRISE, 12 days after landing
Curiosity as seen from HiRISE, 12 days after landing HiRISE's best opportunity to observe Curiosity right after landing came on sol 12, August 17, 2012. NASA / JPL / UA

The original image can be found here.

The photo shows amazing detail on the rover. Here's a full-resolution view:

Detail view of Curiosity in ESP_028401_1755, landing plus 12 days
Detail view of Curiosity in ESP_028401_1755, landing plus 12 days NASA / JPL / UA

And here is the same view, zoomed in 300%, and annotated:

Detail view of Curiosity in ESP_028401_1755, landing plus 12 days, annotated
Detail view of Curiosity in ESP_028401_1755, landing plus 12 days, annotated NASA / JPL / UA / annotated by Emily Lakdawalla

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