Opportunity: MI closeup on Bernalillo

4857-mi1F559370548EDND0AKP1121R0M1Sol 4857, September 22, 2017. Sunlight and shadow play on a patch of ground, as seen by the Microscopic Imager (above). The large pebble is dubbed Bernalillo. (The present target naming system honors places along the Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, the 16th-century Spanish royal road between Mexico City and Taos, New Mexico.)

At right is a Hazcam view showing the overall scene. Click either image to enlarge it.

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

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