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Phobos and background star from Mars Express

Phobos and background star from Mars Express

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ESA / DLR / FU Berlin, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO

Phobos and background star from Mars Express
This image was taken by the Super Resolution Channel of Mars Express’ High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on January 8, 2018. In the foreground sits the larger martian moon, Phobos; in the background is a reference star (circled in red) used to pinpoint the moon’s position.

Original image data dated on or about January 8, 2018

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