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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Looking down onto Phobos' north pole

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Looking down onto Phobos' north pole Mars Express captured this view down onto Phobos' north pole on March 10, 2010, during a series of close encounters with Mars' moon.

ESA / DLR / FU Berlin (G. Neukum)

The crater Stickney is the bite out of the moon at left; Mars is to the left, out of frame. Phobos' leading hemisphere is up;

Original image data dated on or about March 10, 2010.

Some ESA images are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO license, as explained here.


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