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At 21:17:11 UTC Mastcam Left took this nice overview of the long cloud formation on the horizon already partially shown in the previous post (see
This photo frames a field of about 90° in width, or about a quarter of the entire horizon.
It is evident that in reality Mars is not as arid as one would normally be led to believe!
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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