Opportunity: Seven-frame MI closeup on Waverly

4656-7_MI1P541437354ESFCW17P2509L5M1_L2L5L5L7L7Sol 4656, February 28, 2017. The Microscopic Imager usually captures a target with four frames in a 2-by-2 array. This time, at a target named Waverly, there’s a fifth frame added. (Edit: On Sol 4657, the MI added two more frames, left and bottom, to the composite seen above.)

Note the variety of shapes (both round and angular) and light and dark tones among what look like embedded fragments.

At right is a false-color Pancam shot of the rover’s workplane, taken on the sol before, indicating the target area. (Color version by Holger Isenberg.)

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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