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Phobos distant global view from Phobos 2
Filed under Russian Mars missions, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, global views, Phobos
This was one of the first images of Mars' moon Phobos (which is about 25 kilometers in diameter) taken by the Phobos 2 mission on February 21, 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
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Original image data dated on or about February 21, 1989
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