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Phobos distant global view from Phobos 2

Phobos distant global view from Phobos 2

Russian Academy of Sciences / Ted Stryk

Phobos distant global view from Phobos 2
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.

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 21, 1989

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