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September 13, 2017
Aeolian erosion makes weiord textures in Murray formation rocks at the base of Vera Rubin Ridge, Curiosity sol 1800 (29 Aug 2017). This image is a mosaic of four right Mastcam photos.
As this panorama shows, Curiosity was not yet on top of the flat ridge; it took several sols to climb. Mosaic of 6 left Mastcam photos taken on sol 1812 (11 Sep 2017)
September 12, 2017
ChemCam's remote micro-imager (RMI) can be used like a ship captain's telescope to sight distant targets at high resolution. This outcrop was about 80 meters away from the rover when it took the set of 5 RMI photos on sol 1741 (28 Jun 2017).
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