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Thursday, January 21, 2010

Where should the HiRISE look?





The HiRISE camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been taking some spectacular pictures of Mars. Now they're giving the public a chance to choose where to aim the camera. If you want to put in your two cents, go
here, sign in and tell them what you'd like to see photographed.
Image: Layers in the lower portion of two neighbouring buttes within the Noctis Labyrinthus formation on Mars.



Thanks to Phil Plait's Bad Astronomy Blog.