An MSL Panorama from Gale Crater

Panorama of 5 images from Curiosity’s left Mastcam (NASA/JPL-Caltech/J. Major)

Here’s a panoramic view of the mountainous rim of Gale Crater, as seen by Curiosity’s left Mastcam on 8/9/2012. The image is assembled from 5 raw subsampled images.

Gale Crater is about 96 miles (154 km) wide and estimated to be around 3.8 billion years old.

Want to see more of this view? Click here, and see the latest images from the MSL mission here.