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jmknapp
post Jul 8 2008, 01:38 AM
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Was looking at some MGS imagery:



Kind of a low-contrast scene with some darker splotches here and there. Running that through an equalizing filter gives this image:



Some surprising detail brought out there--it looks to me like there are small clouds casting shadows on the surface. Can that be right? They could be little hills I suppose.


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Del Palmer
post Jul 8 2008, 01:56 AM
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QUOTE (jmknapp @ Jul 8 2008, 02:38 AM) *
Some surprising detail brought out there--it looks to me like there are small clouds casting shadows on the surface. Can that be right? They could be little hills I suppose.


They look like puffy water-ice clouds; here's a similar image from Icaria Planum.




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