PIA05306: Peeling Back the Layers of Mars
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Opportunity
Instrument: Hazcam
Product Size: 1431 x 953 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
Full-Res TIFF: PIA05306.tif (1.184 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA05306.jpg (140.7 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:
This is a 3-D model of the trench excavated by the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity on the 23rd day, or sol, of its mission. An oblique view of the trench from a bit above and to the right of the rover's right wheel is shown. The model was generated from images acquired by the rover's front hazard-avoidance cameras.
Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Ames

Image Addition Date:
2004-02-17