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Curiosity Sends Back First Color Image
2012-08-07 12:37:50

[ Watch the Video "Seven Minutes of Terror" ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA's Curiosity rover has sent back the first color image of the Martian landscape, taken on the afternoon of the first day after landing. The color image was photographed by Curiosity's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on August 6. In the image, the Red Planet shows its worthy of the name, but you can easily see the north wall and rim of Gale Crater. NASA said the image is murky...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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