Phobos and background star

Phobos and background star


01/03/2018 11:00 am


ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, , CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO


This image was taken by the Super Resolution Channel of Mars Express’ High Resolution Stereo Camera. In the foreground sits the larger martian moon, Phobos; in the background is a reference star (circled in red) used to pinpoint the moon’s position. This image was taken during Mars Express orbit 17 746 on 8 January 2018.

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