PIA13491: Opportunity's Eastward View After Sol 2382 Drive (Stereo)
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Opportunity
Instrument: Navigation Camera
Product Size: 2719 x 1145 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
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Left-eye view of a color stereo pair for PIA13491
Left-eye view of a color stereo pair for PIA13491
Right-eye view of a stereo pair for PIA13491
Right-eye view of a color stereo pair for PIA13491

This stereo mosaic of images from the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows a 90-degree view centered toward the east following a 93.3-meter (306-foot) drive east-northeastward during the 2,382nd Martian day, or sol, of Opportunity's mission on Mars (Oct. 6, 2010). The view appears three-dimensional when viewed through red-blue glasses with the red lens on the left.

The camera took the component images for this mosaic on Sol 2382 after the drive. The terrain includes light-toned bedrock and darker ripples of wind-blown sand. On the following sol, Opportunity drove an additional 94.3 meters (309 feet) toward its long-term destination: the rim of Endeavour Crater. Portions of the rim, still more than 8 kilometers (5 miles) away, are visible in the horizon of this scene. This stereo view combines right-eye and left-eye views presented as cylindrical-perspective projections.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech

Image Addition Date:
2010-10-19