MARTIAN MIDNIGHT: The Very First Pictures Of Mars At Night Reviewed by Momizat on . Mars Curiosity Rover just downloaded some great pictures of Mars at night. These were the first the rover has taken of the Red Planet at night. Check them out b Mars Curiosity Rover just downloaded some great pictures of Mars at night. These were the first the rover has taken of the Red Planet at night. Check them out b Rating: 0
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Mars Curiosity Rover just downloaded some great pictures of Mars at night. These were the first the rover has taken of the Red Planet at night. Check them out below.




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Here’s a picture of Martian rock from the Yellowknife Bay area of the Mars Gale Crater. It’s been dubbed Sayunei. It was taken on the night of Jan. 22, Curiosity’s 165th day on Mars. Curiosity used her front-left wheel to scuff the rock and wipe off dust from the region.




The rock is being lit up with UV light from the rover. The image hasn’t been analyzed, so we don’t know what the glowing areas mean.

This image of a Martian rock illuminated by ultraviolet LEDs (light emitting diodes) is part of the first set of nighttime images taken by the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera at the end of the robotic arm of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity. Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/curiosity-nighttime-pictures-2013-1#ixzz2JWKlHBAr

This image of a Martian rock illuminated by ultraviolet LEDs (light emitting diodes) is part of the first set of nighttime images taken by the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera at the end of the robotic arm of NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity.

Here’s the same area, lit up by white light.
his image of a Martian rock illuminated by white-light LEDs (light emitting diodes) is part of the first set of nighttime images taken by the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera at the end of the robotic arm of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity.

his image of a Martian rock illuminated by white-light LEDs (light emitting diodes) is part of the first set of nighttime images taken by the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera at the end of the robotic arm of NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/curiosity-nighttime-pictures-2013-1#ixzz2JWKs2uPR

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