Sol 4601, January 2, 2017. The rover’s team is examining the churned soil where Opportunity’s wheels encountered soft ground. Above, two Navcam frames show the ground in front of the rover, while at right is the front Hazcam view.
The outline shows the field of view of the Pancam (lower right) when it images the instrument arm’s “work plane” — the patch of ground where the arm can place instruments. (Color by Holger Isenberg.) All images enlarge when clicked.