The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Mars Express, Mars, Phobos
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.
ESA / G. Neukum (Freie Universitaet, Berlin) / Bill Dunford
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Original image data dated on or about August 22, 2012
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