This 3D anaglyph, from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit, shows a microscopic image taken of the rock called Adirondack. 3D glasses are necessary to view this image.
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A Clean Adirondack (3-D)

This is a 3-D anaglyph showing a microscopic image taken of an area measuring 3 centimeters (1.2 inches) across on the rock called Adirondack. The image was taken at Gusev Crater on the 33rd day of the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit's journey (Feb. 5, 2004), after the rover used its rock abrasion tool brush to clean the surface of the rock. Dust, which was pushed off to the side during cleaning, can still be seen to the left and in low areas of the rock.

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Image details

ID#:
PIA05277

Date added:
2004-02-13

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Mars Exploration Rover (MER)

Spacecraft:
Spirit

Instruments:
Microscopic Imager, Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT)

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA05277.tif (2.64 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA05277.jpg (0.16 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL/Cornell/USGS/Texas A&M