PIA06021: Lahontan Crater Looms
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
 Spacecraft:  Spirit
 Instrument:  Navigation Camera
 Product Size:  2532 x 977 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA06021.tif (2.344 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA06021.jpg (378.5 kB)

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This cylindrical-projection 120-degree image mosaic was created from three navigation camera images that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit acquired on sol 120 (May 5, 2004). The image highlights a crater approximately 70 meters (230 feet) in diameter that scientists have informally named "Lahontan." This image also reveals a wind-ripple feature in the foreground and a distant look at the Columbia Hills on the Horizon, Spirit's planned final destination.

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