what is that

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PostPosted: November 7, 2012 3:38 PM 

Hi all,

first time poster, but long time admirer of this site Smile


Is this created by Curiosity?

And what is this in the middle/right?


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PostPosted: November 7, 2012 3:44 PM 

Ok I cannot edit posts apparently. I was too hasty. The first image is indeed produce by the curiosity instrument.

But the object on the second image is interesting.


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PostPosted: November 7, 2012 6:02 PM 

The grid hole pattern is made by
the chemcam laser instrument.

It is a way of sampling
rock composition without
necessity of placing an instrument
in direct contact with the

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