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wood_s
post Dec 17 2014, 02:38 PM
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Hi, VMC team here, its been a while.

We thought we'd give you an early Christmas present.

We have updated the VMC blog to now permit the downloading of the raw unprocessed images.

The entire VMC image archive is now downloadable in raw format.

http://blogs.esa.int/vmc/2014/12/17/access...-image-archive/


This will be now automatically populated along with the flickr page within a few hours of images arriving.
anyone following the @esamarswebcam twitter account then gets a tweet telling them new images are available.

we've also made single archives of a each years observations so those of you who want to get the full set don't have to spend ages downloading each observation individually.

and to launch this new setup we've been lucky enough to have taken these rather nice images of the Martian south pole on Monday morning!
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post Dec 18 2014, 01:09 PM
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QUOTE (wood_s @ Dec 17 2014, 03:38 PM) *
Hi, VMC team here, its been a while.
We thought we'd give you an early Christmas present.
We have updated the VMC blog to now permit the downloading of the raw unprocessed images.
The entire VMC image archive is now downloadable in raw format.


Thanks a lot wood_s ! Those good news are much appreciated ! With warmest regards, VM smile.gif
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post Dec 18 2014, 08:58 PM
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That latest image is great - the almost detached section of the polar cap used to be known as the 'Mountains of Mitchell' after an astronomer who discovered it.

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wood_s
post Mar 9 2015, 04:53 PM
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hi,

just in case you haven't seen this,

we're running a program to offer schools the chance to image Mars using VMC at the end of May.

http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Operatio...tary_spacecraft

http://blogs.esa.int/mex/2015/03/06/vmc-imaging-campaign/
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post Apr 20 2015, 07:50 PM
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Hello,
I cannot seem to be able to download the "vmc_flat.raw" file from Gordan link in the forom. I am always redirected to a totally different website. Is the a more up to date link?

Pierre Verschueren
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post Apr 21 2015, 02:07 PM
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QUOTE (Pierrev @ Apr 20 2015, 08:50 PM) *
Hello,
I cannot seem to be able to download the "vmc_flat.raw" file from Gordan link in the forom. I am always redirected to a totally different website. Is the a more up to date link?

Pierre Verschueren


thanks for mentioning this, i've added the current flat field to the raw image archive.

http://blogs.esa.int/vmc/vmc-data-archive/

its at the bottom with the full year archives.

btw, if anyone fancies having a go at creating a new one, do feel free, we have a lot more images now than when the current one was made including some (like our ISON observations from october 2013 ) without Mars in it

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post Apr 21 2015, 09:40 PM
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When clicking on the fil, it it looks like the file itself is being ooened? Cannot be downloaded as is.
Pierre Verschueren

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post Apr 21 2015, 09:53 PM
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Right-click to save it. It is a raw image file, not a png or jpg file that can be clicked and viewed in a browser.


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