NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover took this snappy snap of itself at the “Rock Hall” drill site, located on Vera Rubin Ridge.
In fact, there are 57 individual images here – all taken by the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI), a camera on the end of the rover’s robotic arm – then stitched together into a panorama.
The scene is slightly dustier than usual, NASA says, due to a regional dust storm.
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