Curiosity has captured a breath-taking blue sunset over Mars

NASA's Curiosity Rover has taken an Instagram-worthy sunset over the Martian horizon, signifying the icy blue color that inclines on the Red Planet when night falls. The pictures were taken by the rover's MastCam in black and white on the 15th April 2015, but Damia Bouic from The Planetary Society was able to reconstruct their actual color.  What's outstanding is how diverse a sunset looks on Mars to then ours here on Earth, where we're treated to a variety of deep oranges and reds. On Mars, the sky has a red shade during the day, but at sunset a spooky blue twilight inclines on the planet. You can see the difference the between the Martian sky at high noontime and sunset below:



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