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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Assembly of a Pancam

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Assembly of a Pancam Each Pancam consists of a detector and optics assembly (top) plus a motorized wheel (bottom, before assembly) containing 7 color filters and one "empty" filter position. The inset image shows a Pancam assembly complete with filter wheel.

NASA / JPL / Cornell

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