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Phobos surface sequence from Mars Express

Phobos surface sequence from Mars Express

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

Phobos surface sequence from Mars Express
These five images were acquired using five different channels of the Mars Express High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on September 12, 2017: the nadir channel (center image), the two photometry channels (left and right of the center image) and the stereo channels (on the far left and right). A different area of the moon’s surface can be seen in each image from various viewing angles, allowing models of the surface and shape to be improved.

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

Original image data dated on or about September 12, 2017

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