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OSIRIS View of Mars

Date: 24 February 2007
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Mars
Copyright: ESA/MPS for OSIRIS Team, MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/RSSD/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

This true-colour image of Mars was generated using images acquired on 24 February at 18:28 UT, during Rosetta's swing-by of Mars, with the OSIRIS orange (red), green and blue colour filters.

At the time, Rosetta was at a distance of about 240 000 km. The image resolution is about 5 km/pixel.


Last Update: 26 February 2015

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