This is a picture of 'Block Island' an odd-shaped, dark rock, which may be a meteorite.
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Block Island Close-up

This is a picture of “Block Island,” an odd-shaped, dark rock, which may be a meteorite.

This rock was imaged with the navigation camera on NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity on sol 1959 (July 28, 2009).

Image details

ID#:
PIA12161

Date added:
2009-07-31

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Mars Exploration Rover (MER)

Spacecraft:
Opportunity

Instruments:
Hazard Identification Camera

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA12161.tif (1.05 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA12161.jpg (0.14 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL