MAA-018: Tail Fin
- Image Analysis Report
Image Analysis Report
MAA Report Ref: MAA-018
Report date: July-August 2017
Research Status: Open - Possible mechanical artefact
Description: Tail Fin
Approximate size: 10 cm
Mission: Spirit Rover
Location: Gusev Crater
Found by: Kevin Brant
Image date: Sol 1402 Dec 2007
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Graphics/image editing: Mars Archaeology Archive
The object sits amongst conventional rocks and appears out of context with the natural geology surrounding it. However there could be more than one object here, which would make it less anomalous.
POTENTIAL FOR AN ARTIFICIAL OBJECT
Angular, geometrically proportionate dimensions suggest artificiality.
Eroded fragment of rock. Ventifact.