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Right Eye for Stereo Pair of Spirit's 'Thanksgiving' Panorama
09.11.06
360 panoramic image of Mars

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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit used its panoramic camera (Pancam) to record a 360-degree vista, dubbed the "Thanksgiving" panorama, from the northwestern side of "Husband Hill" in late 2004. This view is the right-eye member of a stereo pair for creating three-dimensional versions of the Thanksgiving panorama.

The images combined into this mosaic were taken through the Pancam's infrared R2 filter during Spirit's 318th through 325th Martian days (Nov. 24 through Dec. 2, 2004). Geometric and brightness adjustments have been applied. The view is presented in a cylindrical-perspective projection with rover tilt removed.

For additional information about the Thanksgiving panorama, see http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA07334 .

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Image Credit: NASA/JPL/Cornell
Bob Deen MIPL/OPGS