(via APOD: 2012 August 15 - Curiosity on Mars: A Wall of Gale Crater)
This is a white balanced image of the view of the wall of Gale Crater from the Curiosity high-resolution MAHLI camera on the mast arm.
Here’s the true color version:
The balanced color image is used to help scientists identify rock formations that might be similar to those on Earth for making plans for where to move the rover and take samples.
Image Credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, MSSS
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