PIA05187: Multihued Mars
 Mission:  Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
 Spacecraft:  Opportunity
 Instrument:  Panoramic Camera
 Product Size:  1400 x 1050 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA05187.tif (3.064 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA05187.jpg (176.9 kB)

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This image taken at JPL shows the panoramic camera used onboard both Mars Exploration Rovers. The panel to the lower right highlights the multicolored filter wheel that allows the camera to see a rainbow of colors, in addition to infrared bands of light. By seeing Mars in all its colors, scientists can gain insight into the different minerals that constitute its rocks and soil.

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