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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Oileán Ruaidh in living Martian color (Opportunity sol 2371)

Filed under meteorites, pretty pictures, Opportunity, amateur image processing, Mars Exploration Rovers, Mars

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Oileán Ruaidh in living Martian color (Opportunity sol 2371) Opportunity took this image of the iron nickel meteorite dubbed Oileán Ruaidh (Red Island) last weekend, before getting back on the road to Endeavour Crater.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / Cornell / colorized by Stuart Atkinson

Original image data dated on or about September 24, 2010.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Stuart Atkinson


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