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1. Deimos in color from Viking Orbiter 2

(Web Page; Thu Jan 10 17:47:00 CST 2019)

The Viking orbiters are the only spacecraft to have obtained views of anything but Deimos' Mars-facing hemisphere. This is a view up into the enormous crater that dominates the southern hemisphere of Deimos. It is hypothesized that the...

Description: This image of Deimos is composed of four images taken by Viking Orbiter 2 on August 25, 1977 through red, green, violet, and clear filters.

2. Deimos from Mars Orbiter Mission

(Web Page; Thu Jan 10 17:22:00 CST 2019)

Description: Mars Orbiter Mission shot this photo of Mars' outer moon Deimos on October 14, 2014. The view is onto Deimos' concave south pole.

3. High-phase Phobos and Deimos mutual event from Mars Express

(Web Page; Thu Jan 10 17:22:00 CST 2019)

The original images have been aligned to hold the vertical position of Deimos constant. In the raw image data, the moons bob up and down as Mars Express adjusts its pointing:

Description: This 131-frame animation documents a "mutual event" of Phobos and Deimos -- the two appeared to pass by each other as the Mars Express orbiter moved along its own path.

4. Deimos in color from Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

(Web Page; Thu Jan 10 17:47:00 CST 2019)

Description: This view of Deimos was captured at 20:16 UTC on June 7, 2007 by the CRISM instrument on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

5. Deimos over Pasteur crater, Mars

(Web Page; Thu Jan 10 17:22:00 CST 2019)

Processed from Viking Orbiter 2 images including 564A04 and 564A02.

Description: The moon Deimos over Pasteur crater, Mars. Taken as part of a transit sequence on January 2, 1978.

6. Deimos and Saturn from Mars Express

(Web Page; Thu Jan 10 17:41:00 CST 2019)

Description: This image of Deimos and Saturn was taken by the Super Resolution Channel of Mars Express’ High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on January 15, 2018. In the foreground is the partially lit Deimos, Mars’ 6.2 km-diameter moon; in the background Saturn is visible, recognizable by its rings.

7. Deimos as viewed by Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

(Web Page; Thu Jan 10 17:41:00 CST 2019)

These Deimos images combine HiRISE exposures in near-infrared, red and blue-green wavelengths. In the enhanced color, subtle color variations are visible—redder in the smoothest areas and less red near the fresh impact craters and ...

Description: These color-enhanced views of Deimos, the smaller of the two moons of Mars, result from imaging on February 21, 2009, by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The two images were acquired 5 hours and 35 minutes apart, at an image scale of ~20 m/pixel. The sun was to the upper left in the first (left) image, and to the right in the second image.

8. More fancy Phobos and Deimos photography by Curiosity

(Web Page; Tue Sep 24 10:18:00 CDT 2013)

Here are some super-cool new images from Curiosity, taken after dark on sol 393. The first is an animation of five photos that contain both Phobos and Deimos. This time around, they aren't crossing each other, just passing by. I rotated ...

Description: Curiosity looked up after dark and captured more cool photos of Mars' moons. They include Phobos and Deimos passing in the night, and Phobos entering Mars' shadow.

9. Mars as seen from Deimos (painting by Don Davis)

(Web Page; Thu Jan 10 17:48:00 CST 2019)

Deimos is the outer of Mars' two moons.

Description: This artist concept shows Mars from the perspective of Deimos.

10. Phobos and Deimos in Spirit's sky, sol 590

(Web Page; Thu Jan 10 17:20:00 CST 2019)

Description: High in the Columbia hills and with power to burn, Spirit performed many astronomical observations during its second Martian summer, including capturing the six frames for this animation of Phobos and Deimos moving past each other in the sky in the wee hours of the morning on sol 590 (August 30, 2005). Phobos is the larger of the two, moving quickly from west to east, while Deimos is the slower-moving, smaller, and more distant one.

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