Opportunity: La Joya and disturbed soil

1F579785397EFFD2FCP1215R0M11P579784437ESFD2FCP2557L5M1_L4L5L5L5L6Sol 5087, May 16, 2018. Opportunity is parked at La Salinera, an exposed outcrop on the edge of Persevereance Valley. Scientists are using the Pancam to take multi-colored images of targets nearby, producing false-color composite images that reveal differences in surface materials.

1P579783320ESFD2FCP2558L5M1_L4L5L5L5L6Above is the front Hazcam’s view of the target rock La Joya, and at right are Pancam false-color (Holger Isenberg) reconstructions of La Joya and a patch of wheel-disturbed soil. Click any image to enlarge it.

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

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