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Before & after: Opportunity's deck gets cleaned on Endeavour's rim

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Before & after: Opportunity's deck gets cleaned on Endeavour's rim
Before & after: Opportunity's deck gets cleaned on Endeavour's rim
 
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

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about March 24, 2014

 

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