Color View of Spirit at ‘Home Plate’

This image shows the feature dubbed “Home Plate” in Gusev Crater, the site of the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit’s investigation of the surface.

Spirit is visible inside the perimeter of the bright “Home Plate” feature, near the 5:30 position. This color image was created using only the blue-green and red HiRISE channels, so the “B” in this RGB product was synthesized using data from the two available channels. Written by: Ken Herkenhoff   (27 November 2007)

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Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona