Fram Crater

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PostPosted: April 21, 2004 8:29 PM 

This cylindrical projection was constructed from a sequence of four images taken by the navigation camera onboard the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity.

The images were acquired on sol 85 of Opportunity's mission to Meridiani Planum. The camera acquired the images at approximately 14:28 local solar time, or around 6:30 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time, on April 20, 2004.

The view is from the rover's new location, a region dubbed "Fram Crater" located some 450 meters (.3 miles) from "Eagle Crater" and roughly 250 meters (820 feet) from "Endurance Crater" (upper right).

Image credit: NASA/JPL

john warwick


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PostPosted: April 25, 2004 10:43 PM 

this looks like a dried up pond. there is only dirt in the bottom and the rocks on the banks look like they have been washed clean by different levels of water splashing against them.

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PostPosted: April 26, 2004 10:03 AM 

I agree John.
This does look like a dried up pond or a seasonal pond. I must warn you though that anyone having a true radical personal opinion on this forum will be attacked.
Richard

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PostPosted: May 2, 2004 10:55 PM 

In this image, has the bright object to the
far right of Endurance crater been identified?

richard


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PostPosted: May 3, 2004 2:12 AM 

This is opps. heat shield that was discarded just prior to landing.
Richard

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PostPosted: February 26, 2005 1:04 PM 

In above picture, i feel a small asteriod might have crashed into Mars at some time ago, thereby creating a splash of so many tiny punny rocks surrounding an empty patch (which is free of rocks).

Emily EW Cragg


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PostPosted: July 6, 2008 1:12 PM 

I am adding natural color to dozens of Mars photos.

You would be surprised at the result.

Chai




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