HiRISE view of Phobos, March 23, 2008
Filed under pretty pictures, global views, Phobos, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this beautifully detailed view of Mars' moon Phobos on March 23, 2008. The full-size version has a resolution of 5.8 meters per pixel, revealing many tiny craters in Phobos' smooth plains. A color version is also available.
NASA / JPL / U. Arizona
Original image data dated on or about March 23, 2008