Monthly Archives: November 2011

Farewell Homestake..?

New pictures sent back by Oppy suggest she has moved away from the light-toned vein of minerals known as “Homestake” and is now studying a broader, flatter area of similarly bright material a short distance away… That’s the view through … Continue reading

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Homestake in close-up…

Phew, a rather quieter day today; just a handful of new pictures came back, but they were goodies, and with a bit of work I was able to turn them into this… Some intriguing and fsacinating detail on the top … Continue reading

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Homestake hysteria!!!

Well, ok, not hysteria exactly, but rover fans, science bloggers and space journalists are all going quite nuts over the light-toned “vein” of rock which Oppy has found – and is now studying – on the north-western side of Cape … Continue reading

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Say hello to “Homestake”…

Well, it seems Oppy is just as fascinated by “Homestake” as many of her fans and followers are! Today a whole bunch of colour filter images came back, allowing us to make the first half-decent colour views of this enigmatic … Continue reading

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You’re so vein…

…you probably think this post is about you… Sorry, couldn’t resist it! I know, I’ll try harder next time… 🙂 But really, for MER followers and fans there’s only one topic of conversation at the moment – “Homestake”, or ‘The … Continue reading

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Ooh, what’s that..?

New pictures from Oppy have helped us pin-down her location on the edge of Cape York a little better.  On the image below the yellow triangle represents where I thought she was after her latest drive, and the red circle … Continue reading

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