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HiRISE view of Curiosity, sol 1094 (September 4, 2015)

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HiRISE view of Curiosity, sol 1094 (September 4, 2015) When Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter took this photo, Curiosity was traveling south across the rhythmic ridges of the Stimson unit, approaching Bagnold Dunes. HiRISE stared almost directly downward through relatively clear skies to take this photo, so it's especially crisp.

NASA / JPL / UA / Emily Lakdawalla

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Detailed HiRISE view of Curiosity, sol 1094 (September 4, 2015)

NASA / JPL / UA / Emily Lakdawalla

Detailed HiRISE view of Curiosity, sol 1094 (September 4, 2015)
In this unusually sharp HiRISE image of Curiosity, you can even make out Curiosity's right-side wheels as distinct objects. Visit this page for a wider context view.

Original image data dated on or about September 4, 2015.

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