Thursday, July 29, 2010

Martian Sundial

Following our post last week about the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, here is a link to information about the first-ever* interplanetary sundial, which will also be on Mars. Among its other tasks, this Martian sundial will calibrate Pancam, the panoramic camera on the Mars Exploration Rovers.

*so far as we know! ;-)

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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