Me and my shadow…

High above the wide open plains of Meridiani, at the summit of Cape Tribulation on the rim of ancient Endeavour Crater, the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is busy exploring Marathon Valley. She is seeing some fascinating rock formations around and on either side of her, as she carries out a thorough geological survey of the area.

Earlier this week Opportunity set back a sequence of images taken by her one of her HAZCAMs, which I’ve assembled into this panoramic view. I love this image because it shows Opportunity’s own shadow being cast on the hillside by the low Sun…

oppy shadow



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