PIA06358: 'Hank's Hollow' Sparkles
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Spirit
Instrument: Panoramic Camera
Product Size: 1024 x 1024 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Cornell University
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This false-color composite panoramic camera image highlights mysterious and sparkly dust-like material that is created when the soil in this region is disturbed. NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit took this image on sol 165 (June 20, 2004) in "Hank's Hollow," using filters L2, L5 and L7.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Cornell

Image Addition Date:
2004-07-02