Tag: Phobos

Make a paper 3D model of the Martian Moon Phobos

October 9, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

While wandering around the Internet, I stumbled across instructions on how to make a paper 3D model of the Martian moon Phobos. Instructions and the map can be found on The Planetary Society’s blog here. From what I can tell, the map isn’t available in pdf format. You will need to copy and […]

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ESA Mars Express Images Martian Moon Passing Jupiter

June 19, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

The European Space Agency’s Mars Express spacecraft (which is currently orbiting Mars) has captured a series of images showing the Martian moon Phobos passing underneath Jupiter. At the moment when Phobos appeared directly under Jupiter, there was a distance of 11,389 km between the spacecraft and Phobos. Jupiter was 529 million kilometers further […]

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New Images Of Martian Moon Captured By ESA Spacecraft

January 22, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

The images can be viewed here on the ESA website.

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Martian Moon Phobos from Mars Express

January 3, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

I just stumbled across this picture of the small Martian moon Phobos taken by the ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft. Pictures of Phobos aren’t unusual. What impressed me with the picture was having Mars in the background. A larger version of the picture can be found here on the Astronomy Picture of the Day […]

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