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Nasas Mars Exploration Rover Spirit Acquired This High Resolution View Of Intric ...

Nasas Mars Exploration Rover Spirit Acquired This High Resolution View Of Intric ...

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Description: nasas mars exploration rover spirit acquired this high resolution view of intricately layered exposures of rock while parked on the northwest edge of the bright , semicircular feature known as " home plate " the rover was perched at a 27 degree upward tilt while creating the panorama , resulting in the " u " shape of the mosaic in reality , the features along the 1 meter to 2 meter ( 3 foot to 6 foot ) vertical exposure of the rim of home plate in this vicinity are relatively level rocks near the rover in this view , known as the " gibson " panorama , include " barnhill , " " rogan , " and " mackey " spirit took this panorama of 246 separate images using 6 different filters on the pancam on martian days , or sols , 748 751 ( feb 9 12 , 2006 ) the field of view in this cylindrical projection covers 160 degrees of terrain from side to side this image is an approximate true color rendering using pancams 753 nanometer , 535 nanometer , and 432 nanometer filters image to image seams have been eliminated from the sky portion of the mosaic to better simulate the vista a person standing on mars would see

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