(39382) Opportunity [3.96, 0.20, 2.9]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-34361-5_2426

2696 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar. (*MPO 26836)

Opportunity is one of NASA’s successful 2004 Mars Exploration Rovers. It explored rock layers in the walls of craters at Meridiani Planum. (M 52770)

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