PIA12161: Block Island Close-up
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Opportunity
Instrument: Hazcam
Product Size: 1024 x 1024 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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Original Caption Released with Image:

This is a picture of “Block Island,” an odd-shaped, dark rock, which may be a meteorite.

This rock was imaged with the navigation camera on NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity on sol 1959 (July 28, 2009).

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2009-07-31