PIA04990: Seeing Rust
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Spirit
Instrument: Panoramic Camera
Product Size: 640 x 480 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Cornell University
Full-Res TIFF: PIA04990.tif (50.36 kB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA04990.jpg (5.814 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

The rust color of the Martian landscape is apparent in this low-resolution thumbnail image taken by the panoramic camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit. This image is part of a larger image currently stored onboard the rover in its memory.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Cornell

Image Addition Date:
2004-01-05