Opportunity: Wharton Ridge

4480-pancamSol 4480, August 31, 2016. The Pancam shot a five-frame composite of Wharton Ridge, through which the Lewis and Clark Gap passes. The gap is the smooth rock-free area at the upslope end of the ridge. (Robert Wharton was a geo-scientist who studied ice-covered Antarctic lakes as Mars analogs.) Click image to enlarge (3 MB).

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

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