• M J Craig, Secretmars.com

Mysterious Cylinder-like Object Found on the Surface of Mars!

Updated: Sep 23

This cylindrical container-like object was observed in Gale Crater, Mars, close to "Dingo Gap", where other unusual objects have also been noted by anomaly investigators.


Details:


Mars Report Ref: MIA-046

Report date: March 2021

Research Status: Open - Possible artefact

Description: "Container with Handle"

Approximate size: 30-40 cm

Mission: Curiosity Rover

Location: Gale Crater

Identified by: Martine Grainey (2014)

Image date: Sol 526, Jan 2014

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

Graphics/image editing: M. J. Craig

Image source: https://mars.nasa.gov/msl-raw-images/msss/00526/mcam/0526ML0020740010203151E01_DXXX.jpg

Observations

This object clearly stands out amongst the surrounding regular terrain of sand, small rocks and stones, due to its highly irregular vertical character. At this distance from the Curiosity Rover, maybe about 5-6 metres, there is not quite enough resolution in the image to be sure of the details, as degradation of the image begins to show after zooming in. However, the shadows that delineate its shape and striking mechanical appearance, presents a very unnatural-looking object indeed.


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