May 12th, 2015

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Two Worlds, One Sun

From Wikipedia as cited from the NASA site.
Around sunset and sunrise the Martian sky is pinkish-red in color, but in the vicinity of the setting sun or rising sun it is blue. This is the exact opposite of the situation on Earth.

          In case you can't read the captions
FIRST PHOTO
Place: Earth > France > Marseille
Date: 18th May, 2012
Camera EOS 400D, 18 - 200mm
Damia Bouic
          SECOND PHOTO
          Place: > Mars > Elysium Planitia > Gale Crater
          Date: 15th April, 2015
          NASA / JPL / Caltech / MSSS / Damia Bouic

Pretty cool how the same man, a member of The Plantary Society, took both photographs.

And, if you want a chuckle, go to the NASA site and click on the link which reads 'not fully understood'. Tell me these guys don't have a sense of humor :)

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