Aug 19, 2012

More Curiosity site mapping

Supplementing the new images by MSL of Aeolis Mons in Gale crater and the discussion,
here are some visualizations created using Microdem and the MOLA DTM.

1 The crest in the direction of the secondary peak is 37 km away from MSL and at 6 deg elevation angle

2 - MOLA DTM with contour lines 200m apart
range circles at 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 km from MSL

3 Perspective view from 100m above MSL landing site

Original size 2400x600 here

5 Google Mars view with Microdem overlay

6 Google Mars view

7 Google Mars view

8 Google Mars view

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