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At 10:41:04 UTC the Mastcam Left shot for the fourth time this suggestive hillock of stratified rocks with a beautiful blue sky for background.
The previous time the sky was slightly cloudy (see
I also recommend the comparison with the previous images, that of Sol 2458 (see and that of Sol 2464 (see
Compared to the previous images there are further differences in the color of the rocks, which is extremely interesting in itself!
The original image is a black and white encoding of the Bayer mask that has been converted to color through a process called “debayering” or “demosaicing”. In addition, the photo has undergone noise reduction due to Jpeg compression, white balance and a slight increase in microcontrast and color saturation in order to make the colors more similar to what the human eye would see.

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