Squared Sides on a rock on Mars

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Squared Sides on a rock on Mars

Post by ckristopher » Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:30 pm

Image

This is a deep zoom picture I was scanning over to find weird anomalies on the Martian Surface and i've found two.
The original picture can be found at:

http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/deepzoom/

and it is under the title:

Wide View of 'Shaler' Outcrop, Sol 120 - 01/15/2013

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The picture is a panoramic snapshot set and to find this particular anomaly you would start from the left and it would be the fifth set shot (towards the top). You can tell this by the steps on the top of the photo. It's sitting atop a shelf-like outcrop of rock.

Also, the white dove bar soap thingy just seems out of place.

Thanks.

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Re: Squared Sides on a rock

Post by geckzilla » Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:40 pm

I don't see anything anomalous or out of place in that picture. If you look at the overall image there are numerous rocks with squared off edges and bright white tops. It's not even shaped like a donut or anything...
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Re: Squared Sides on a rock on Mars

Post by ckristopher » Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:52 pm

Oh, okay! Never mind then.

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Re: Squared Sides on a rock on Mars

Post by orin stepanek » Fri May 02, 2014 9:33 pm

ckristopher wrote:Oh, okay! Never mind then.
I tend to agree that the rock looks unusually square; almost makes a cube!
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Re: Squared Sides on a rock on Mars

Post by ckristopher » Sun May 04, 2014 7:48 pm

That's what I noticed!

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Re: Squared Sides on a rock on Mars

Post by Beyond » Sun May 04, 2014 8:08 pm

Under magnification, it's only that one corner that has the rounded look to it, with two flat sides that are irregular, both to the left and right. IF the picture was clearer, it would show up better.

Did any of you happen to catch the open crocodile mouth that's a little lower and to 'our' right??
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Re: Squared Sides on a rock on Mars

Post by BMAONE23 » Mon May 05, 2014 5:05 pm

Here is the clearest view that I could locate of the area
Imagehttp://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl-raw-images ... 1_DXXX.jpg

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Re: Squared Sides on a rock on Mars

Post by BDanielMayfield » Tue May 06, 2014 4:31 am

Rocks often split along flat sides forming sharp corners here on Earth; there's no reason for this not to be the case on Mars as well. Erosion rounds off corners over time however. Sharp cornered rocks on Mars would be a sign of how slowly erosion works there.
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Re: More squared sides on Mars

Post by Dutch Cheese » Sun Aug 21, 2016 1:07 pm

There are more square sides on Mars. How about a coffin with a cross? And how about a humanoid running towards us, leaving a little trail of sand? And how about a miles wide tube that is burying itself underground?
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Re: Squared Sides on a rock on Mars

Post by starsurfer » Sun Aug 21, 2016 5:00 pm

What about all the secret military bases on the Moon and Mars? :lol2: