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Color Microscopic Imager

The Color Microscopic Imager, capable of producing extremely close and detailed pictures of rocks and soils, will aid scientists in the interpretation of the texture and mineralogy of the samples by providing visual context.

The Athena Payload website contains more information about the Color Microscopic Imager flight model.

The Color Microscopic Imager will provide extreme close-up pictures with a field of view of approximately 1.5 cm and a spatial resolution of approximately 20 micrometers/pixel.