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  1. Hi Neal - Your question makes perfect sense. In the data search, you can enter a sequence ID as a search criterion. The available sequences will appear as you type, so by entering "15298", for example, the selection box provides the correct sequence ID "mcam15298". Search results will appear on the right side where you can add the found items to your cart from the menu. See the attached image as an example. You can apply other search criteria as you wish. The default results for MastCam will be DRCX products. If you are looking for XXXX products, try this trick: select "All product
  2. The Analyst's Notebook has been updated with data from release 5, containing data from sols 391 to 478 for the InSight lander. https://an.rsl.wustl.edu/ins
  3. Hi, Jimmy. You should be able to delete individual measurements and other elements by clicking on the corresponding trash can icon in the list of elements to the left of the image. See the image below for an example. Note that deleting one annotation may delete others as well. For example, if you delete a location that is the endpoint of a distance measurement, the endpoint locations and the distance measurement all will be deleted. You will receive a warning in such cases asking you to confirm the delete. Please let us know if you still feel that the tool isn't working the way you expect.
  4. Hi Dane - You are correct...the Analyst's Notebook has changed a lot over the past 8 years. The procedure is largely the same, although the resulting image is downloaded rather than popped open, as you say. It is important to note that the RGB is created using a simple algorithm that performs a 2% linear stretch on the source images and then assigns them to the red, green, and blue channels to make the composite image. Ideally, one would want to perform custom stretches on radiometrically calibrated source images using image processing software such as ENVI. The scene content affects the
  5. The profile plot y -axis is elevation in site frame. To be specific, the elevation values shown are the rover's negative z-axis values because in site frame, the rover's z-axis is positive down. You will notice in the attached example, the elevation of the first point is z = -2.04m in the location list and 2.04m in the profile plot. (Remember, the profile shows elevation as -z values.) If you change the Coordinate frame from Site to Rover using the drop down menu, you will see different z values in the location list. The profile plot x-axis is distance along the profile, with the first po
  6. Hi Jimmy - thanks for dropping the note. We're sorry for the inconvenience. I tracked down the problem to an integer conversion and the fix is in place. You probably will need to refresh your browser window. Please let me know how it goes.
  7. You are correct, Jimmy. The Mastcam L/R have different fields of view which can make working with the stereo pairs more difficult. The Notebook uses Navcam XYZ data products generated by the team to support the measurement and distance tools. However, the Mastcam team does not produce XYZ data products, thus the Notebook measurement tools can't support Mastcam images taken as stereo pairs.
  8. You can use GDAL to convert the IMG file to a number of formats. I used v2.4. Be sure to use the PDS label (.LBL) file as the input to gdal_translate: gdal_translate -of GTiff 1627MR0083990000801607K00_DRCX.LBL .\1627MR0083990000801607K00_DRCX.tif GDAL is available at http://www.gdal.org/ and you can read more about the gdal_translate command at http://www.gdal.org/gdal_translate.html
  9. You can find the raw image archives at the PDS Cartography and Imaging Sciences Node: https://pds-imaging.jpl.nasa.gov/volumes/msl.html
  10. The sol 1627 sequence does have 112 thumbnail video frames (product type "K"). Unfortunately, the command sequence did not include a request for full-resolution frames to match. Note that the 10 K-type products you see for sol 1627 are really the two "XXXX" images and the eight derived images (four from each) that include a variety of color correction, linearization, and other techniques applied. The four Mastcam derived image types (also called processing codes) are DRXX, DRCV, DRLX, and DRCL. You can read about them in the data product SIS (Software Interface Specification). In the Notebook,
  11. Glad to hear the tutorial helped. Although not trivial, you can use the Mastcam SIS (Software Interface Specification) in conjunction with individual product labels to work out the pointing information. The scale is a bit tougher. We are working on adding image footprints to the traverse map to show orientation. We will also consider adding pointing information to the product overview page to at least provide basic information about where the image is relative to the rover. The Mastcam SIS is available here: http://an.rsl.wustl.edu/su/t8F4Tcw3 Note that this link may change as documents a
  12. Hi there. If you are looking at a Hazcam or Navcam image that is part of a stereo pair, you can use the Notebook's Image Viewer. There are measurement tools built in to let you obtain locations and distances and to view elevation profiles.The tool is a little hard to find--we recently started work on some tutorials to help users like yourself find these tools and learn how to use them, but they still are in production. In the meantime, let me briefly walk you through getting to and using the Image Viewer measurement tools. To get started in this example (a Navcam stereo pair from sol 1292),
  13. Hi Brennan - Great questions. The easy one first. There are a couple of ways to access the SIS documents. From the product page (if you are looking at a specific Pancam image, for example), you can click on the blue help icon in the menu bar and select "All Pancam archive documents". That will get you a potentially overwhelming list of all sorts of documents from the archive volumes, such as calibration reports. As noted at the top of the list, the SIS files are in the list under "Documents". The data product SIS is the one you want. Another way to get to the data set documents is fr
  14. I also would like to see this functionality, and it is on our to do list. There is not a published list that matches targets to images, but we are trying to take data from various sources to make this happen. Your request will bump up the priority. Please email me with your disiderata for Edgar and I will try to help with that request in the short term. Send email to meran -AT- wunder.wustl.edu
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