Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Spirit's specular reflection

Spirit's specular reflection
Spirit's specular reflection When HiRISE took a photo of Spirit's resting spot in Gusev crater on 31 March 2011, it happened to be in exactly the right position to catch a specular reflection (a glint) from the rover's solar panels. Apart from being pretty, it signifies that there was not a thick coating of dust on the panels. NASA / JPL-Caltech / University of Arizona

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