Opportunity: Rocks

4429-30-pancam1P521459341EFFCQXLP2534L5M1_L2L5L5L7L7Sols 4429-30, July 9-10, 2016. Opportunity has beeen busy as it wraps up activities at the head of Marathon Valley.

Above, the Pancam (in Holger Isenberg‘s false-color version) examined the outcrop dubbed Jean-Baptiste La Jeunesse (click to enlarge).

1P521461891ESFCR00P2535L5M1_L2L5L5L7L7Then the rover drove about 8 meters (25 feet) to the north-northwest to a new target dubbed Bashful II (right). (The naming scheme commemorates rocks identified by the Viking landers in 1976.)

First, Pancam took a stand-off view, then Opportunity approached the rock, and Pancam imaged it from close up (lower right).

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

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