PIA05508: Spotlight on "El Capitan"
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
 Spacecraft:  Opportunity
 Instrument:  Panoramic Camera
 Product Size:  1920 x 1080 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Cornell University 
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA05508.tif (3.541 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA05508.jpg (91.74 kB)

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This image taken by the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's panoramic camera shows the outcrop that sits just inside the small crater where the rover landed. Highlighted in black and white is the region dubbed "El Capitan," where scientists gained their first clues to the outcrop's watery past. The color portion of the image is low-resolution, and the black and white portion is high-resolution.

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