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Yes. The purpose of the two images is to create stereo pairs.
Are both cameras snapping a picture at the exact moment?
The cameras are inches apart. This can be attributed to a cosmic ray striking the sensor of the right camera.
If that is the case, this could be attributed to something like a reflection directly in front of the right camera.
The cosmic ray did not hit the ground. It hit the camera sensor.
First, Mars has no atmosphere to interact with incoming particles to cause a cosmic ray on the ground.
Then why does it not appear in the left camera?
The more obvious answer is that whomever was operating the mast camera saw the light an snapped a shot.