PIA05194: Rat on Mars
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Opportunity
Instrument: Panoramic Camera
Product Size: 512 x 512 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Cornell University
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Original Caption Released with Image:
This image taken on Mars by the panoramic camera on the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows the rover's rock abrasion tool, also known as "rat" (circular device in center), located on its instrument deployment device, or "arm." The image was acquired on the ninth martian day or sol of the rover's mission.
Image Credit:
JPL/NASA/Cornell

Image Addition Date:
2004-02-02