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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Phobos just off Mars' limb from Phobos 2

Filed under Russian Mars missions, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, global views, Phobos, many worlds

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Phobos just off Mars' limb from Phobos 2 This view of Mars and its moon Phobos, 25 kilometers in diameter, was captured by the Phobos 2 spacecraft on February 28, 1989. Phobos 2 took a total of 13 color sets of images of Phobos before contact was lost on March 27, 1989.

Russian Academy of Sciences / Ted Stryk

Original image data dated on or about February 28, 1989.

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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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