Martian Sunset  

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Uploaded: 06/15/05 12:23 AM GMT
Martian Sunset
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Heres something you dont see every day - a sunset on Mars taken by one of NASA's Rovers. I like the muted colours a lot and think it makes for a nice tranquil desktop image. resized and tidied up for the usual Caedes format.

Credit: NASA.


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06/15/05 1:02 PM GMT
That's neat. Thanks for sharing! Makes an excellent backdrop!
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Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes. -Elvis Presley
06/15/05 4:38 PM GMT
Strange colors, tranquil but also kinda' eerie...maybe I just watch too many sci-fi films, lol...thanks for sharing this rare image.:Pat.
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06/15/05 6:46 PM GMT
That is a really nice picture. Thanks for sharing.
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'Study the past, if you would divine the future.' - Confucius ................. Pieces to Ponder : Magneato Shift (Collaboration), The Barrier, Strange Dreams
06/15/05 8:27 PM GMT
your welcome
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"Some mornings, it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps"
06/18/05 3:09 PM GMT
Excellent find as always Phil. Can't wait till we get the first humans to set foot on the red planet. Hopefully in our lifetimes!
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06/21/05 9:55 AM GMT
Nice picture, when can i go there.

cheers David
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07/28/05 4:52 PM GMT
10 - 5 for you, 5 for NASA...
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09/30/05 10:50 PM GMT
Awesome! You're right, that's something you don't see every day... and that makes it really special! 10/10 by me.
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"He who breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom." ~Gandalf the Grey, from "The Lord of the Rings"
06/30/06 3:41 AM GMT
Totally Awesome. Never imagined something like this, how everyday things can be so different in the rest of the universe. Stupefied
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08/02/06 12:41 AM GMT
Hopefully sometime in the near future we will be able to actually witness the spectacle of a Martian sunset on Mars. I love it, as it brings out visions of the future to me.
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09/25/06 4:04 PM GMT
That's awsome! A rare sight indeed. Thank you for sharing this. :)
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10/11/06 12:02 AM GMT
Absolutely beautiful, and to the people talking about humans on Mars, both the ESA and NASA are planning to send humans to Mars around 2030, there is some info on it at the Vision for Space Exploration and Project Constellation pages on Wikpedia. :-)
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11/01/06 3:50 PM GMT
wow a sunset and not from Earth so cool!
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04/15/09 4:52 AM GMT
This has a creepy air to it. Alone, desolate, and foreign. Excellent capture.
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