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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Mars Observer's approaching view of Mars

Filed under pretty pictures, amateur image processing, NASA Mars missions before 1996, Mars, global views

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Mars Observer's approaching view of Mars Mars Observer vanished just days before it was to enter orbit. This is one of two shots of Mars it took in August 1993, a month before its planned arrival. The original was grayscale; Ted Stryk has colorized it using ground-based images.

NASA / JPL / Ted Stryk

Original image data dated on or about August 1, 1993.

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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: Ted Stryk


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