New website full of color versions of Opportunity rover’s microscopic images

There is a fascinating new page on the Mars Exploration Rover Pancam science team’s website, full of color versions of Opportunity’s microscopic images. The Microscopic Imager is one of the tools on the end of the robotic arm, and serves as a hand lens for the robot geologist to explore the rocks and sands of Mars in great detail. But the Microscopic Imager is a black-and-white one, without the filters necessary to create color views. ….

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