Monthly Archives: February 2011

Rugged, ragged Ruiz…

Ruiz Garcia is turning out to be a verrrry interesting rock. The latest images show it has had quite a hard time of it, sat there on the edge of Santa Maria crater for who-knows-how-many thousands of years: it is … Continue reading

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More MI magic…

I’ve been having a play about with some more of the beautiful images on that MI page of the PANCAM site (see previous post) and have made another couple of mosaics. But before I show them, let me make it … Continue reading

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Creeping up on Ruiz…

Well, that just shows what I know! Instead of continuing on around Santa Maria’s rim, to shoot some more wide angle portraits of the crater, Oppy has dipped slightly into the crater, edging a little way down the sloping bank … Continue reading

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Oppy’s on the move again..!

After what has seemed like several YEARS of studying Luis de Torres with her cameras, microscope and instruments, Oppy has moved on further along and around the rim of Santa Maria crater, taking up position almost exactly opposite where she … Continue reading

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Into the RAT hole…

A shed-load of new images taken by Oppy’s microscopic imager came back, so I’ve been having some fun with those… Some 3D views… And an alternative way of seeing 3D – flipping back and forth between two images to give … Continue reading

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You dirty RAT (hole)…

Oppy has sent back some new images of the hole she drilled in the rock Luis de Torres, allowing me to make this colour view… And here’s a “stack” of those images which show some of the detail on the … Continue reading

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Oppy drills into Luis de Torres

As expected, Opy has used her Rock Abrasion Tool – RAT – to carve a small hole out of the exposed rock of Luis de Torres… Close-up of the hole… Look out for some nice images from Oppy’s microscope soon … Continue reading

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