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Emily LakdawallaMay 25, 2008

A deployed solar panel

Since the lander hit the ground in the afternoon and was oriented east-west, the sun angle tells me that this should be the eastern solar panel.

Solar panel mosaic

NASA / JPL / U. Arizona

Solar panel mosaic
A three-panel mosaic of one of the solar panels

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