At 05:53:39 UTC the Mastcam Right has filmed the new excavation in the rock made by Curiosity’s driller.
This drilling, called “Nontron”, is 1.6 cm wide and shows us the true color of the rock apart from the reddish layer that covers it.
The excavated material appears turquoise mixed with areas more prone to pink. It will be very interesting to observe its evolution in color and shape over time.
The original image has undergone noise reduction due to Jpeg compression, white balance and a slight increase in microcontrast and chromatic saturation in order to make the colors more similar to what the human eye would see.
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