MAA-028: Tiny Turbine
- Image Analysis Report
Image Analysis Report
MAA Report Ref: MAA-028
Report date: July-August 2017
Research status: Open - Possible mechanical artefact
Description: Tiny Turbine
Approximate size: 5-10 cm
Mission: Curiosity Rover
Location: Gale Crater
Found by: Rami Bar Ilan
Image date: Sol 1000 May 2015
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
Graphics/image editing: Mars Archaeology Archive
The shape resembles a small device, although the image resolution is not sharp enough to confirm any details.
POTENTIAL FOR AN ARTIFICIAL OBJECT
Three or four radial spokes appear to encircle a turbine-shaped structure.
Odd-shaped rock or sediment.