Interactive "Everest Panorama" From Mars

Click and drag to rotate in 360 degrees.
Your shift key zooms in and your ctrl key zooms out.




Click and drag to rotate in 360 degrees.
Your shift key zooms in and your ctrl key zooms out.


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Created from a 360-degree photograph from this NASA website.
Information from NASA:
The robotic Spirit rover currently rolling across Mars climbed to the top of hill and took a series of images that were digitally combined into a 360 degree panorama over three days early last month. Spirit was instructed to take images having the same resolution as a human with 20-20 eyesight. The full panoramic result can be found by clicking on the above image and has a level of detail unparalleled in the history of Martian surface photography. The panorama was taken from the pinnacle of Husband Hill and has been dubbed the Everest panorama, in honor of the view from the tallest mountain on Earth. Visible in Gusev Crater are rocks, rusting sand, a Martian sundial, vast plains, nearby peaks, faraway peaks, and sand drifts. In the distance, fast moving dust devils can be seen as slight apparitions of red, green, or blue, the colors of filters used to build up this natural color vista.

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