This mosaic of images from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows surroundings of the rover's location following an 122.2-meter (401-foot) drive on Oct. 25, 2010. 3D glasses are necessary.
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Opportunity's Eastward View After Sol 2401 Drive (Stereo)

Left-eye view of a color stereo pair for PIA13587
Left-eye view of a color stereo pair
Right-eye view of a stereo pair for PIA13587
Right-eye view of a color stereo pair

This stereo mosaic of images from the navigation camera on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity shows a 90-degree view centered toward the east following a 122.2-meter (401-foot) drive east-northeastward during the 2,401st Martian day, or sol, of Opportunity's mission on Mars (Oct. 25, 2010). The view appears three-dimensional when viewed through red-blue glasses with the red lens on the left.

The camera took the component images for this mosaic on Sol 2401 after the drive. The terrain includes light-toned bedrock and darker ripples of wind-blown sand. On the following sol, Opportunity drove an additional 93.6 meters (307 feet) toward its long-term destination: the rim of Endeavour Crater. Portions of the rim, still more than 8 kilometers (5 miles) away, are visible in the horizon of this scene. This view is presented as a cylindrical projection.

This panorama combines right-eye and left-eye views presented as cylindrical-perspective projections.

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Image details

ID#:
PIA13587

Date added:
2010-11-12

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Mars Exploration Rover (MER)

Spacecraft:
Opportunity

Instruments:
Navigation Camera

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Full-Res TIFF:
PIA13587.tif (9.12 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA13587.jpg (0.39 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech