Opportunity: Looking at La Bajada

4891-pancam-la-bajadaSol 4891, October 27, 2017. Opportunity’s current target of study is a rocky area dubbed La Bajada. The Pancam shot a two-frame composite showing the surface of the rocks partly embedded in the soil. The rocks show shallow grooves that are largely aligned and possibly etched by the wind. (Rover wheel tracks are visible at lower right.) Click the image to enlarge it.

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

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