Get out your
and gaze across the floor of Gale crater on Mars.
From your vantage point on the deck of the Curiosity Rover
Mount Sharp, the crater's
5 kilometer high central mountain
looms over the southern horizon.
Poised in the foreground
is the rover's robotic arm with tool turret
extended toward the flat veined patch of martian surface
dubbed "John Klein".
complete version of the stereo view spans 360 degrees, digitally
stitched together from the rover's left and right navigation
camera frames taken in late January.
The layered lower slopes of Mount Sharp, formally known as Aeolis Mons,
are a future destination