View Full Version : Phoenix in the Land of Mars' Midnight Sun

2008-Jul-24, 01:00 AM
This panorama mosaic of images was taken by the Surface Stereo Imager on board NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander. This mosaic documents the midnight sun during several days of the mission, from Sol 46, or the 46th day of the mission to Sol 56 (that would be to July 12 - 22, 2008 here on Earth.) [...]

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2008-Jul-26, 12:33 AM
When I first saw this image elsewhere, I thought it was a scene from Earth.

It never occured to me that Phoenix's landing site would allow the midnight sun to be seen on Mars!