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Close-up of Phobos, acquired on 28 July 2008

Date: 28 July 2008
Satellite: Mars Express
Depicts: Phobos
Copyright: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA IGO 3.0

This image was acquired on 28 July 2008 with the nadir channel of the High Resolution Stereo Camera. Mars Express was 351 km from Phobos at the time of exposure and the resolution is 14 metres per pixel. The image shows the northern hemisphere of Phobos marked with innumerable meteor craters. The sign N indicates the location of the North Pole.

 
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