Dust Devil? Sol 52: It appears on both the left & right frames (stereo pair)
Mars Perseverance Sol 52: Left Navigation Camera (Navcam)
Credit to ‘MahFL’ over on UMSF who spotted and reported this candidate dust devil.
NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover acquired this image using its onboard Left Navigation Camera (Navcam).
The camera is located high on the rover’s mast and aids in driving.
This image was acquired on Apr. 13, 2021 (Sol 52) at the local mean solar time of 14:35:33.
Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Ingenuity SOL 52 Updates – Flight delayed further – Perseverance Spots Dust Devil near Airfield
Apr 13, 2021
NASA has release new images for SOL 52, April 13th 2021. The Ingenuity team has further delayed the flight to a future unknown date as Ingenuity needs a crucial software update and installation. The Team is confident of the achieving the key milestones and the helicopter is still safe and healthy. Meanwhile Perseverance Spots a Dust Devil near the Airfield, will it be a concern for the small ingenuity waiting during its wait for the installation ? Meanwhile perseverance continued with its scientific experiments using its robotic arm.
Image credits – NASA / JPL / CALTECH
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