PIA05302: Moessbauer Close-Up
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
 Spacecraft:  Spirit
 Instrument:  Moessbauer Spectrometer
Panoramic Camera 
 Product Size:  835 x 569 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA05302.tif (364.3 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA05302.jpg (38.28 kB)

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This close-up image of the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit's instrument deployment device, or "arm," shows the donut-shaped plate on the Moessbauer spectrometer. This image makes it easy to recognize the imprint left by the instrument in the martian soil at a location called "Peak" on sol 43 (February 16, 2004). This image was taken by the rover's panoramic camera on sol 39 (February 11, 2004).

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