Monthly Archives: March 2010

Farewell Concepcion…

After several weeks of studying and photographing, Opportunity has drive away from Concepcion Crater, and is now heading south-west towards her next target – a “joined at the hip” pair of craters, several times larger than Concepcion. This is the … Continue reading

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Today’s view…

… looks like this… Pretty in 3D, too… And that’s a very impressive chunk of rock too, don’t you think..? How much longer will Oppy be staying here? Just a couple more days, I think. Then we’re heading south again. … Continue reading

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Move along…

…another day, another shift of viewpoint for Oppy. She’s now driven most of the way around Concepcion, and is enjoying this view… … which looks like this in 3D… So, where are we now? I can show you… We’re at … Continue reading

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Rolling, rolling, rolling…

Oppy’s circumnavigation of Concepcion Crater continues. Here’s my latest colourisation of some of the images she’s sending back… Further to my previous post about what Oppy can see on the horizon, I’ve been doing a bit more work with various … Continue reading

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Making sense of the horizon…

Yesterday I posted about how Oppy is now enjoying great views of distant hills on the horizon. But it’s a little hard to make sense of that view – all those bumps, and mounds… what are they? WHERE are they? … Continue reading

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The Hills, the Hills are Calling…

Oppy is continuing her slow sneak around Concepcion Crater, but the latest images to be sent to Earth weren’t memorable for their views of layered rocks and dunes of wind-blown dust. What really caught my eye was the horizon – … Continue reading

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Making our mark…

Oppy is continuing to drive carefully around the edge of Concepcion Crater, keeping a respectable distance from the rugged rocks and jagged shards of stone that were blasted out of the ground when the crater was formed, maybe as recently … Continue reading

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Boulder buffet…

Just a grab bag of the best of my colourisations of the images that came down yesterday… This next image is a whopper – over 4Mb of bouldery goodness when you click on it. Just open up the full size … Continue reading

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