The rover did step off to the north of the lander (the large crater was indeed behind it in the egress photos) but it moved to the south side, where it is imaged here as the smaller dot with the smaller shadow.
this week's issue of Aviation Week has an article on the development of CE-3's throttling main engine. anybody willing to post it here?
http://english.ihep.cas.cn/prs/ns/201312/t20131230_115114.htmlThe APXS was used just before going to sleep, so it seems every instrument has now been tested.Phil
Besides, the energy resolution of AXS is estimated to be about 135 @5.9keV, which demonstrates that it is currently one of the best X-ray spectrometer for the planetary exploration in the world.
Chang'e-3's landform camera have taken a picture of earth: