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Sharpest Yet Images of Phobos

by on Jul.30, 2008, under Around the Solar System, Newsflash


Mars Express closed in on the intriguing Martian moon Phobos at 6:49 CEST on Jul. 23, flying past at 3 km/s, only 93 km from the moon. The ESA spacecraft’s fly-bys of the moon have returned its most detailed full-disc images ever, also in 3-D, using the High Resolution Stereo Camera on board. Image credit: […]

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New Photos of Phobos

by on Apr.11, 2008, under Around the Solar System, Palaeontology

NASA today released two high-resolution images of the larger of Mars’ two moons, Phobos. The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter took the on Mar. 23, 2008. HiRISE took the images within 10 minutes of each other. The first image was taken at a range of about 4,200 miles; […]

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