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Still, just amazing that it's there.
or the fractaling structures that strongly conjure images of earthly banyan trees?
originally posted by: gortex
For anyone interested Here is a link to the full resolution picture , jpeg file is 51.8 MB and the tiff is 610 MB.... tiff for me , I'm going in.
Dear NASA , I'd like a closer look at this...
And perhaps this , if it's not an optical illusion.
Thanks in advance.
originally posted by: jeep3r
a reply to: gortex
This is really awesome... there was a guided video tour of this panorama earlier this week, where the Mastcam engineers mentioned that this scenery, although fascinating and seemingly "hi-res", is only the lowest resolution of Mastcam-Z (as mentioned in your second clip).
That means that, within this stichted panorama, they'll be able to zoom in on sections of interest and get pristine shots of that with even higher quality (sort of as an overlay). All that right from where the rover is standing now, they don't even have to drive there anymore.
So I think we'll be getting a lot more interesting imagery than we already got from Curiosity at Gale Crater. And tons of it, since there are more orbiters around Mars today that can help relay all that data back to Earth.