PIA05894: Spirit's View on Sol 123
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
 Spacecraft:  Spirit
 Instrument:  Navigation Camera
 Product Size:  7466 x 960 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA05894.tif (6.808 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA05894.jpg (1.178 MB)

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This cylindrical-projection view was created from navigation camera images that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit acquired on sol 123 (May 8, 2004). Spirit is sitting at site 44. The rover is on the way to the "Columbia Hills," which can be seen on the horizon. To this point, Spirit has driven a total of 1,830 meters (1.14 miles). The hills are less than 1.6 kilometers (1 mile) away, and the rover might reach them by mid-June.

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