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A Long Bone Found on Vera Rubin Ridge, Mars

Thursday, April 12, 2018 22:49
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Last updated on April 16, 2018
This image was taken by Mastcam: Right (MAST_RIGHT) onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 2018 (2018-04-10 14:13:33 UTC). Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
A red arrow points to a long bone. Imaged on Vera Rubin Ridge in Gale Crater, Mars. For clarity, see it near the center of the following panorama:
www.gigapan.com/gigapans/207582
Image source: mars.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/raw/?rawid=2018MR01064400209…
Location: 10 o’clock direction in

Location on map:
https://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/imgs/2018/04/Curiosity_Location_Sol2020-full.jpg

Added on April 16: NASA Imaged the Bone Again Two Days Later:
This image was taken by Mastcam: Right (MAST_RIGHT) onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 2020 (2018-04-12 15:11:19 UTC). Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

A red arrow points to a long bone on Vera Rubin Ridge, Gale Crater, Mars. The bone is the same as the one marked in the photo above.
Image source: mars.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/raw/?rawid=2020MR01065200109…

See also: Numerous fossils found in space dusts, in meteorites, and on Mars:
 

 

 

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