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Before & after: Opportunity's deck gets cleaned on Endeavour's rim
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Two self-portraits of Opportunity show effects of wind events that cleaned much of the accumulated dust off the rover's solar panels between sols 3538 and 3611 (January 6 and March 22, 2014).
NASA / JPL / Cornell / ASU / Emily Lakdawalla
Here are the original two images:
Deck pan from sols 3536-3538
Deck pan from sols 3611-3613
Original image data dated on or about March 24, 2014.
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