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ustrax
post Sep 29 2008, 03:13 PM
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Opportunity is getting ready to embark on her most extraordinary journey, a true rover epic.
As information regarding how to win the distance are being collected here, and the emotional last views from Victoria Crater are being discussed here, I thought about creating a new thread that will surely become an obligatory stop as the tall peaks and other features of Endeavour start to rise in the horizon.
Here we will be able to discuss the location of features seen from the distance, references that will help us understanding better what we are seing and that will, fortunately, feed our spirit across the long sail across the Meridiani sandwaves.

Ultreya! smile.gif


I give it a kick with this navcam image, comparing it with Astro0's original (beautiful...) image:
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I'm sure James Canvin will correct me... rolleyes.gif



EDITED: I can't resist...I tried! I honestly tried, but it is stronger than me...so many features ahead and not a single name?! tongue.gif
Seriously, at Victoria we had features named after places visited by the vessel, and now for Endeavour? Assuming that Oppy will succeed on her quest will the mission keep the same policy, of naming places after Endeavour's tour? If so, there may be some names in common with Victoria... unsure.gif
While we are ready to leave the port once more I remembered that we could start naming, internally, (in order to have catchier landmark references... rolleyes.gif ) these features, as they loom in the horizon, after the ship's crew.
We could follow the order presented here.
Let me just edit the image up there... rolleyes.gif


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post Sep 30 2008, 12:34 AM
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That's really nice. You can see how the Meridiani Planum material drapes over the crater's northern rim and fills much of the depression. Those hills on the rim are part of the cratered terrain unit underlying the Meridiani Planum material. It would be a real coup to get to one of the rim hills.

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post Sep 30 2008, 06:38 AM
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Really, really nice! smile.gif

Looking at this old image (if only I could remember which was the original I have used and how many times I stretched it...) it looks like that we can identify the contour of Cook and the two following elevations to the south. I won't dare to say that I can see the crater in Cook's slope, that is probably an artifact... wink.gif

I'll look at this with more attention after having a bath and a coffee...

And James...I don't think that climber was being that technical when he made reference to my "Cook"... rolleyes.gif

EDITED: Had a bath, had a coffee, had the work done...

Here's what I was talking about:
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Probably wrong (from James image looks like the three elevations fit all in Cook) but the contour seems to coincide...
You'll also notest that I've named the three features with names previously used in this thread first post (already edited) but I think that it would make more sense to have the three lieutenants together at the "vessel's bridge".
In consequence I had to pick new names for the peaks in the NW, I've took the option of going for the civilians onboard Endeavour, maybe we can follow this line of thought from here on:
NW to NE - The Civilians
SW to SE - The Marines
E - The Crew

Full list here.

James...are we getting somewhere? smile.gif


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post Sep 30 2008, 10:31 AM
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QUOTE (ustrax @ Sep 30 2008, 07:38 AM) *
James...are we getting somewhere? smile.gif


This is a guess, I'm at work and don't have the time or the tools to do a proper analysis so the scale could be well off. But I would say it should be more like this...


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post Sep 30 2008, 10:49 AM
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QUOTE (jamescanvin @ Sep 30 2008, 12:31 PM) *
This is a guess, I'm at work and don't have the time or the tools to do a proper analysis so the scale could be well off. But I would say it should be more like this...

It's visualy my feeling too... The left ridge of the summit was not matching at all in Rui's proposition but it does here.


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- ustrax   Endeavour Crater   Sep 29 2008, 03:13 PM
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- - Shaka   Is it possible that the correct term was not ...   Sep 29 2008, 09:14 PM
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- - Phil Stooke   That's really nice. You can see how the Meridi...   Sep 30 2008, 12:34 AM
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|- - jamescanvin   QUOTE (ustrax @ Sep 30 2008, 07:38 AM) Ja...   Sep 30 2008, 10:31 AM
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