Skip to comments.Astronomy Picture of the Day -- White Rock Fingers on Mars
Posted on 10/30/2011 5:54:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
Explanation: What caused this unusual light rock formation on Mars? Intrigued by the possibility that they could be salt deposits left over as an ancient lakebed dried-up, detailed studies of these fingers now indicate a more mundane possibility: volcanic ash. Studying the exact color of the formation indicated the possible volcanic origin. The light material appears to have eroded away from surrounding area, indicating a very low-density substance. The stark contrast between the rocks and the surrounding sand is compounded by the unusual darkness of the sand. The above picture was taken with the Thermal Emission Imaging System on the Mars Odyssey spacecraft currently orbiting Mars. The image spans about 10 kilometers inside a larger crater.
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I am afraid to mention H——n, because then somebody might post that REALLY BIG picture of her! LOL
Is that Uranus?
Fossilized prints of the Id Monster.
It followed the few surviving Krll that fled aboard a starship from Altair IV to Mars.
We know that ancient ship a "Phobos".
If we're not careful, one of our Rovers will awaken it.
Thanks for confiming. See Post #24
(Also, in 24 “krll” = Krell)
You mean that thing that’s been following me around the forum? Good name for it.
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