Opportunity: Disturbed ground near Gasconade

1F530070310ESFCTARP1224R0M11P530070485ESFCTARP2509L5M1_L2L5L5L7L7Sol 4527, October 18, 2016. Above is a front Hazcam view of an area near Gasconade where Opportunity has spun around and disturbed the ground with its wheels. The two small light-toned rocks (arrow) are of interest as perhaps showing signs of alteration by water.

At right is a false-color image (Holger Isenberg) of the workplane showing the two rocks in the center. 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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