NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity studied layers in the Burns Cliff slope of Endurance Crater in 2004. The layers show different types of deposition of sulfate-rich sediments. Opportunity's panoramic camera recorded this image.
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Layers in Burns Cliff Examined by Opportunity

NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity studied layers in the Burns Cliff slope of Endurance Crater in 2004. The layers show different types of deposition of sulfate-rich sediments. Opportunity's panoramic camera recorded this image.

Image details

ID#:
PIA15091

Date added:
2011-11-21

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Mars Exploration Rover (MER)

Spacecraft:
Opportunity

Instruments:
Panoramic Camera

Size:
862 x 647 pixels (width x height)

Rating:



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3,145

Full-Res TIFF:
PIA15091.tif (1.68 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA15091.jpg (0.11 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell