11 August 2012
Feast your eyes on this:
As you can see, there are still a few frames missing, but still. Wow. I love the way the crater rim fades in the distance, and the tantalizing glimpses at the layers of Mt. Sharp. The foreground is plenty interesting too, with a variety of rock shapes and colors, and of course the rocks exposed by the blast of the skycrane’s rockets.
I feel like I keep saying this, but just wait, it gets even better. Remember, this panorama was taken with the wide angle Mastcam. The other “eye” is more zoomed in, to reveal even more detail. I don’t know when we will get images from the zoomed mastcam, but everyone is looking forward to them.