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At 18:06:57 UTC the Mastcam Right has captured this suggestive hill of stratified rocks with a beautiful blue sky for background.
Curiosity is heading to this hill to perform in-depth investigations; do you recognize it?
Look at the image archive on this page and let’s see how many of you will be able to recognize this detail that in the coming days we can admire more and more closely!
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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