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Phoenix landing site monitoring from HiRISE: July 30, 2009

Phoenix landing site monitoring from HiRISE: July 30, 2009

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / UA / annotations by Emily Lakdawalla

Phoenix landing site monitoring from HiRISE: July 30, 2009
Image scale is 25 cm/pixel. North is to the left. The sun is only 1 degree above the horizon, bringing the subtle topography of the hummocky landscape into sharp relief. Thanks to Phil Stooke for locating the lander in this difficult image. Source page

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: Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about July 30, 2009

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