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Live from Mars. No floods here.

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Live from Mars. No floods here.

NASA releases the most spectacular picture of Mars ever taken... in all its 360-degree glory
This is a very low resolution (1mb) copy of the spectacular image...


The .tif image is amazing, well worth the download.
(Choose a time when America is asleep, I think most of America is downloading at the moment, use Unlimited period !)
I managed a speedy download at 6:30am Sunday.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2170196/Mars-Exploration-photo-Spectacular-360-panora...
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA15689
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Re: Live from Mars. No floods here.

@PlusComUK:- thanks for posting the link.
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Re: Live from Mars. No floods here.

The first outer space scrap yard is created by the Yanks...  Roll eyes  with plenty of room to expand  Cheesy
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Re: Live from Mars. No floods here.

Nope! second or third; The Moon which has its fair share of lunar junk. And Earth orbit, where a phenomenal amount of debris is going around and around. Most of this was placed there by the American with no known method of recycling it except when the odd satellite or rocket motor returns of its own volition, occasionally dangerously.
Not to mention Venus and some of Jupiter's moons.
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Re: Live from Mars. No floods here.

How on earth can one image take up over 500Mb?  Shocked
I'd hate to try viewing that on the windows photo viewer  Cheesy
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Re: Live from Mars. No floods here.

This is why...
Uncompressed, and approx between 12x to 36x screen width size.

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Re: Live from Mars. No floods here.

Quote from: Sprite
How on earth can one image take up over 500Mb?  Shocked

I regularly have tif images of 1gb, software for viewing work on ‘image pyramiding’  and continually recalculates the image as you zoom-in/zoom-out.
Explanation here:-
http://fmepedia.safe.com/articles/Samples_and_Demos/Raster-Pyramiding-Example.
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Re: Live from Mars. No floods here.

@ PlusComUK, thanks for posting.  Truly remarkable images. Smiley Smiley
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NASA Releases Highest Resolution Photo of Mars Ever Seen

Courtesy of NASA and Oppurtunity–the Mars Exploration Rover seen in the photo–the panoramic image was captured during the last Martian winter, between the Earth dates of December 21, 2001 and May 8, 2012.
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Re: Live from Mars. No floods here.

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Re: Live from Mars. No floods here.

Zoom in to the sand ridge just above where 'rover' had made the 'doughnut'. Does it show a figure peeking over the ridge?. Roll eyes Roll eyes