PIA16552: Sol 120 Panorama from Curiosity, near 'Shaler' (Stereo)
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Spacecraft: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
Instrument: Navcam (MSL)
Product Size: 5168 x 1157 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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This stereo panoramic view combines 14 images taken by the Navigation Camera (Navcam) on the NASA Mars rover Curiosity during the mission's 120th Martian day, or sol (Dec. 7, 2012). The scene appears three-dimensional when viewed through red-blue glasses with the red lens on the left.

The view spans from north-northwest at the left to south-southwest at the right, and is presented in a cylindrical-perspective projection. The layered outcrop in the foreground is called "Shaler."

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, manages the Mars Science Laboratory Project for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington. JPL designed and built the project's Curiosity rover.

For more about NASA's Curiosity mission, visit: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/msl, http://www.nasa.gov/mars, and http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech

Image Addition Date:
2012-12-11