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Deimos from Mariner 9

Deimos from Mariner 9

NASA / JPL / Emily Lakdawalla

Deimos from Mariner 9
Mariner 9 was the first spacecraft to capture detailed views of Deimos. This photo was taken on January 27, 1972.

This image is processed to remove blemishes. It has been enlarged by a factor of four and filtered and sharpened to attempt to bring out details.

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

Original image data dated on or about January 27, 1972

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