Why were the colors on Mars photos from Spirit messed up? NASA used the wrong filter in assembling the photos..
just as a refresher, here's what mars actually looks like. (complete with the mysterious golfball photo)
you know, i read something in the paper about this a while ago. i don't know if anyone has mentioned this here in relation to this topic, but has anyone considered that mars looks different at different times of the day? look out your window. will the colors outside be the same in 12 hours? probably not. mars does rotate and revolve around the sun and it's own axis, just like earth. i'm not saying this fully explains the colors in the mars photos, but it's something to think about, assuming it hasn't been mentioned here before and disproved.
See my comment last month, were all this was explained.
... and here is the missing 'h'
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thanks alex! I was actually looking for this after i found it once before.
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