Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Mars Panorama

Hey Space Placers!

We have looked at Saturn the past two days and I thought it was time to give the Red Planet a turn:

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This compilation of 817 images was taken by the Mars Rover Opportunity during her winter hibernation and was made into a 360 degree view visible here: and more about the image here

The colors are a bit exaggerated but Mars beckons both Opportunity and the soon to arrive Curiosity to delve into the secrets to be discovered by the two rovers. Opportunity will drive straight ahead to the North in Endeavor Crater while Curiosity will explore Gale Crater.

Sky Guy in VA

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