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Emily LakdawallaAugust 8, 2008

Looking back into Victoria crater

...and here's another wonderful self-portrait silhouette by Opportunity.

Opportunity looks back at Victoria

NASA / JPL-Caltech

Opportunity looks back at Victoria
At the end of a drive on sol 1,613, Opportunity looked back at the sloping wall and interior of Victoria crater. The long afternoon shadow is attenuated even further by the sloping ground, making even the wheels cast long shadows.

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