Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Perspective view of Mars: Gale on the terminator

Perspective view of Mars: Gale on the terminator
Perspective view of Mars: Gale on the terminator In this simulated view of Mars, Gale crater, with its characteristic central mound, is just rotating into sunlight. The Curiosity rover is pursuing its science mission on the north side of that mountain. NASA / JPL-Caltech / USGS / MOLA Science Team

This simulated view is based upon MOLA topographic data and Viking color data.

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