PIA07979: Texture of Rock at 'Jibsheet'
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Spirit
Instrument: Microscopic Imager
Product Size: 934 x 701 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
Producer ID: 2005-085
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Original Caption Released with Image:

A bulbous texture is evident in this rock target at the outcrop called "Jibsheet" in this view from the microscopic imager on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit. Frames making up this mosaic image of a target dubbed "Reef" were taken during the rover's 481st martian day, or sol (May 11, 2005).

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Cornell/USGS

Image Addition Date:
2005-05-24