PIA05968: 'Bonneville Crater' Panorama
 Target Name:  Mars
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
 Spacecraft:  Spirit
 Instrument:  Panoramic Camera
 Product Size:  22348 x 3161 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Cornell University 
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA05968.tif (128 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA05968.jpg (6.109 MB)
 QuickTime VR:  PIA05968.mov (7.666 MB)

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This 360-degree view from a position beside the crater informally named "Bonneville" was assembled from frames taken by the panoramic camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit. Half of this panorama was first released on March 15, 2004. The entire mosaic, recently completed, reveals not only the crater rim and interior, but Spirit's tracks and a glimpse at part of the rover. The images were acquired on sol 68, March 12, 2004, just one day after Spirit reached this location.

The image is a false-color composite made from frames taken with the camera's L2 (750 nanometer), L5 (530 nanometer) and L6 (480 nanometer) filters.

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