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Another Sphere on Mars?

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posted on Dec, 17 2017 @ 02:42 PM
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Another Sphere on Sol 1901? You cannot see the whole sphere but it looks like it is very polished or made of shiny material. There have been many of these spheres seen by Curiosity and never an official explanation from NASA.

It is image 1901MR0099470000900037E01 and is a official NASA image that has not been tampered with:


Here is an enhanced crop of the image:




posted on Dec, 17 2017 @ 03:07 PM
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a reply to: LookingAtMars

Looks a heck of a lot like river worn quartzite to me. Flint and Chert cobbles can often look like this as well. Other stones most likely too.

Doesnt appear perfectly round either.

It does stick out though, but could have been left by an ancient waterway. You'd expect to see more not too far away though.

Seriously looks like a rock to me.



posted on Dec, 17 2017 @ 03:14 PM
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That rock next to it looks like a head also ?



posted on Dec, 17 2017 @ 03:14 PM
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a reply to: LookingAtMars

you REALLY dont know what a sphere is do you ?



posted on Dec, 17 2017 @ 03:46 PM
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originally posted by: LookingAtMars
Another Sphere on Sol 1901? You cannot see the whole sphere but it looks like it is very polished or made of shiny material. There have been many of these spheres seen by Curiosity and never an official explanation from NASA.

It is image 1901MR0099470000900037E01 and is a official NASA image that has not been tampered with:


Here is an enhanced crop of the image:

This looks like a "Martian blueberry" to me. Countless numbers of these have been found by the rover Opportunity, interesting that Curiosity took this image.

Theories to these Martian spherules are "accretion under water, meteor impacts, or volcanic eruptions". Wiki

Personally I favor the Impact theory for the Martian Blueberries.
Martian "Blueberries" Really Pieces of Meteorites?

Many similar spheres have been found on Earth.
Meteor Crater Bomblets

Nininger also recovered masses of terrestrial rock fragments held together with fused material. It might seem OK to use the words glass or glassy for this material but much of this melted material would be better described as slag.
I think "slag" is a good description. Depending on the material and temperature spherules can form while cooling in free fall after an impact.

Many spherules found on Earth are concretions.
Mars on Earth: How Utah's Fantastical Moqui Marbles Formed

Then there has been the overwhelming amount of evidence pertaining to the Younger-Dryas event some 12,900 years ago.
Evidence for deposition of 10 million tonnes of impact spherules across four continents 12,800 y ago
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posted on Dec, 17 2017 @ 04:18 PM
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a reply to: Devino

It should be noted that they are small. Really small. About 5mm in diameter.



posted on Dec, 17 2017 @ 05:09 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: Devino

It should be noted that they are small. Really small. About 5mm in diameter.

Yah, but those are blue berries, this one is green...]/i]

---devils advocate



posted on Dec, 17 2017 @ 05:09 PM
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a reply to: intrptr

It's not ripe yet.



posted on Dec, 17 2017 @ 05:15 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
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It's not ripe yet.

No wonder its alone.



posted on Dec, 17 2017 @ 05:41 PM
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What is worse? A sphere on Mars or a spot on Uranus.

Too soon...?



posted on Dec, 17 2017 @ 05:46 PM
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originally posted by: skalla
a reply to: LookingAtMars

Looks a heck of a lot like river worn quartzite to me. Flint and Chert cobbles can often look like this as well. Other stones most likely too.

Doesnt appear perfectly round either.

It does stick out though, but could have been left by an ancient waterway. You'd expect to see more not too far away though.

Seriously looks like a rock to me.



I got to disagree, it is a kid's marble. Just look for a hole somewhere around there that they used to play marbles.
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posted on Dec, 18 2017 @ 05:50 AM
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These have been explained. They are "blueberries". Leeched minerals. Allegedly.

Not difficult to find a ton of info on them... en.wikipedia.org...



posted on Dec, 18 2017 @ 07:56 AM
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originally posted by: LightSpeedDriver
What is worse? A sphere on Mars or a spot on Uranus.

Too soon...?


How about:
A red berry (i)on uranus



posted on Dec, 18 2017 @ 09:47 AM
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originally posted by: LightSpeedDriver
What is worse? A sphere on Mars or a spot on Uranus.

Too soon...?


Or having a ring like Saturn



posted on Dec, 18 2017 @ 09:49 AM
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originally posted by: LookingAtMars
Another Sphere on Sol 1901? You cannot see the whole sphere but it looks like it is very polished or made of shiny material. There have been many of these spheres seen by Curiosity and never an official explanation from NASA.



Have you ever made the effort to look, always NASA's fault never the poster.



posted on Dec, 18 2017 @ 03:52 PM
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originally posted by: Devino

This looks like a "Martian blueberry" to me. Countless numbers of these have been found by the rover Opportunity, interesting that Curiosity took this image.

Theories to these Martian spherules are "accretion under water, meteor impacts, or volcanic eruptions". Wiki

Personally I favor the Impact theory for the Martian Blueberries.
Martian "Blueberries" Really Pieces of Meteorites?

Many similar spheres have been found on Earth.


Interesting theories, but some of these spheres also seem to have some kind of structure or even segmentation. Could be coincidence... or an intriguing hint. Here's an image and close-up from Kirkwood outcrop imaged by Opportunity:

FULL SIZE Source Image

Source Image
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