Monthly Archives: February 2010

Sharp and Strange…

… is how I’d describe two rocks I spotted on the latest images to come back from Oppy, as she takes a god hard look at the north side of Concepcion Crater before moving on around it… First, look at … Continue reading

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The Hills in all their glory…

Some new images came back from Oppy yesterday that FINALLY allowed me to make a full, higher-resolution portrait of the (now famous) “Chocolate Hills”. If you click on the image below you’ll see a much bigger version appear, which will … Continue reading

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Update…

Not a lot of news to share with you all, to be honest; Oppy is still where she was the last time I posted, and is still studying the Chocolate Hills and the other rocks near to them. So I’ll … Continue reading

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Chocolate (Hills) Break…

Oppy has been studying the Chocolate Hills quite intensely the past few days, but she seems to have pigged out on all that chocolate and is now taking a look at some of the other rocks in the area. First, … Continue reading

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Time to take a closer look…

Oppy is now giving the Chocolate Hills some serious attention. Having positioned her robot arm above the Hills, she’s now uhe’s using its Microscopic Imager to take detailed close-up images of the rock’s flaking, crusted surface… That looks pretty impressive … Continue reading

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Oppy takes a closer look at Concepcion’s Chocolate Chunks…

Before I update the news about Oppy’s investigations of Concepcion Crater, I want to take a moment to welcome all the new readers who have come here in the past couple of days. After Phil Plait, “The Bad Astronomer”, recommended … Continue reading

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Colourful Chocolate (Hills)

Finally, FINALLY, I’m able to make a decent colour view of the most interesting area of The Chocolate Hills…! Please click on the image below to bring up a full size version… That’s something, isn’t it? All that flaky, crusty … Continue reading

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