Opportunity: Searching clays at the valley head

4346-navcam4347-miSols 4346-7, April 15-16, 2016. Opportunity remains at the head of the valley as it shoots a multi-frame, multi-sol Pancam mosaic. This is to identify candidate targets for investigation that may be clay-rich.

At right is a four-frame Microscopic Imager mosaic of a target dubbed Pierre Pinaut, named for one of the boatmen on the Lewis and Clark expedition. (Some sources spell the name as Pineau.) Click either image to enlarge it.

Opportunity raw images, its latest mission status, a location map. and atmospheric opacity, known as tau.

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