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Moon Shadow

Moon Shadow

ESA / G. Neukum (Freie Universitaet, Berlin) / Bill Dunford

Moon Shadow
The Mars Express orbiter catches Phobos casting a shadow just south of Schiaparelli Crater (the large basin at the upper right). Schiaparelli, located near the Martian equator, is 461 kilometers in diameter. The image has been processed to remove some of the vertical banding.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Bill Dunford

Original image data dated on or about August 22, 2012

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