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File:Phoenix MET telltale Sol 2 cropped part gamma 4.01.png

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English: Phoenix Mars spacecraft's MET weather mast on the surface of Mars, as imaged by Phoenix at Sol 2, day 3 after landing to show the tell-tale at 2.3 metre height that indicates wind-strength and direction. This image is a crop and selected gamma 4.01 enhancement of the full image to show the tell-tale reflected in the rectangular mirror: the diagonal black cross is a reflection of the horizontal cross at the top of the thin tube with white dots to indicate wind-strength. The view is approximately South-West, and the tell-tale appears blown towards the camera, which indicates the wind is from the North East.

The telltale was made by Denmark's Aarhus University.

Original description:

This image was acquired at the Phoenix landing site on day 3 of the mission on the surface of Mars, or Sol 2, after the May 25, 2008, landing. The surface stereo imager right acquired this image at 12:52:35 local solar time. The camera pointing was elevation 11.4637 degrees and azimuth 234.767 degrees.

Related images:
unenhanced low resolution Day 2 image showing different wind direction
collage of unenhanced with enhanced day 3 images placed side by side
Date 28 May 2008
Source Image from the Phoenix Lander with caption ( image)
Author NASA.
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