PIA05309: Opportunity Digs
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Opportunity
Product Size: 692 x 609 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
Full-Res TIFF: PIA05309.tif (340 kB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA05309.jpg (31.04 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:
This image is a screenshot from a computer-generated animation showing the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity trenching a hole in the sandy soil at Meridiani Planum, Mars. Data taken during trenching by the rover's onboard sensors were used to create the movie.
Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2004-02-17