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How big is Santa Maria?

How big is Santa Maria?
How big is Santa Maria? A team effort by three members of helps to give a sense of scale to the crater "Santa Maria". NASA / JPL-Caltech / Cornell / color by James Canvin, add-ons Fredk, Stuart Atkinson

Over on, the roverists have been hard at work to graphically illustrate the answer ... fredk created a graphic using the recently colourised panoramic image of the crater made by fellow UMSF member and image magician James Canvin, and put some human figures [aka the Mystery Men] on it to the correct scale. That inspired USMF member and rover poet Stuart Atkinson, to add an "Opportunity" next to each Mystery Man, also to the correct scale and voila.

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