Saturday, March 16, 2013

Mount Sharp, MARS

PIA16769: Mount Sharp Panorama in Raw Colors

This mosaic of images from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity shows Mount Sharp in raw color as recorded by the camera. Raw color shows the scene's colors as they would look in a typical smart-phone camera photo, before any adjustment.
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission:  Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft:  Curiosity
Instrument:  Mastcam
Product Size: 29178 x 4037 pixels (width x height)
Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
Full-Res TIFF:  PIA16769.tif (353.4 MB)
Full-Res JPEG:  PIA16769.jpg (4.928 MB)

Earthlings, here is a white balanced image with a blue sky. Does this make you feel more comfortable?

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