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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Phoenix landing site monitoring from HiRISE: July 30, 2009

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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

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

Original image data dated on or about July 30, 2009.

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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: Emily Lakdawalla


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