PIA15091: Layers in Burns Cliff Examined by Opportunity
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
Spacecraft: Opportunity
Instrument: Panoramic Camera
Product Size: 862 x 647 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Cornell University
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NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity studied layers in the Burns Cliff slope of Endurance Crater in 2004. The layers show different types of deposition of sulfate-rich sediments. Opportunity's panoramic camera recorded this image.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell

Image Addition Date:
2011-11-21