Opportunity: Pompy’s Tower and environs

4548-navcamSol 4548, November 9, 2016. Opportunity is surveying the ground that lies ahead to the south. Above is the Navcam view, with the arrow pointing to a target dubbed Pompy’s Tower, after a landscape feature in Montana along the Lewis and Clark expedition’s return path. (The terrestrial feature is also known as Pompey’s Pillar.) Below is a false-color Pancam composite by Holger Isenberg showing a closer view of the target. (Both images enlarge when clicked.)

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


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