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Mount Sharp on the Horizon

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Sat Mar 8, 2014 4:43 pm via: NASA
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Get out your red/blue glasses (red for the left eye) and look out over this expansive martian landscape. The panoramic stereo view is composed of images from the roving Curiosity’s Navcam taken at a rest stop during a 100 meter drive on Sol 548 (February 19).

The 5.5 kilometer high peak of Mount Sharp, also known as Aeolis Mons, is on the horizon, its base a destination for Curiosity. In the foreground are rows of striated rocks along the Junda outcrop. Centered toward the south-southeast the scene spans 160 degrees.

Image Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, MSL, Navcam

Image Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, MSL, Navcam

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