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To the extreme left of the image, the rover's 'neck,' or panoramic camera mast assembly is stowed on top of the solar panels.  In front of the rover lies the captivating outcrop in 'Eagle Crater' that became the first intense target of interest during the mission.

This image shows one of the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity's first breathtaking views of the martian landscape after its successful landing at Meridiani Planum on Mars. It was the first image returned to Earth through the UHF communication link between the rovers and the Mars Odyssey spacecraft. On the left, the rover's mast can be seen in a stowed position. The image was taken by the rover's navigation camera.

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