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Phobos just off Mars' limb from Phobos 2

Phobos just off Mars' limb from Phobos 2

Russian Academy of Sciences / Ted Stryk

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.

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

Original image data dated on or about February 28, 1989

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