Monthly Archives: January 2012

Look at that… just look at that…

More images of Oppy’s horizon have come back, allowing me to really have a go at making a colour portrait of the far rim of Endeavour. Here’s what I’ve got so far… seriously, click on the next image to see … Continue reading

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It’s a stitch-up…

Slowly but surely The Greeley Panorama is taking shape, frames being sent back to Earth by Oppy in batches, sol after sol, and when every frame is back here image processing wizards will stitch them together, combine and colourise them … Continue reading

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The Hills…

…on the farside of Endeavour Crater are slowly but surely being photographed in colour by Oppy as she enjoys her rest at Greeley Haven. Every day she photrographs a new section of the distant horizon, and here’s the latest swathe … Continue reading

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Taking it easy…

Quietly does it, Oppy. Just enjoy putting your wheels up for a few weeks, and keep sending back the pictures so we can stitch them together to make a *gorgeous* panorama… In the meantime, here’s an image couresty of Michael … Continue reading

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A beautiful view…

Oppy is now well and truly parked up for the winter. She’s not going *anywhere* for a while, as is proven by the bucketloads of images coming back, images which will, in time, be stitched together to make a breathtaking … Continue reading

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I hope you like the view…

…because we’re going to have it for quite a while…! Oppy is now officially “parked” for the winter, so what you see on the pictures coming back now is “it” until maybe March. There’s an absolutely fact-packed report on Oppy’s … Continue reading

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Opportunity parked at Greeley Haven

Well, it seems that Oppy has found – and is now parked up at – her “Winter Haven”, and the feature has been informally named (and these features seen by the rovers are ALWAYS just named informally; the MER team … Continue reading

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