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Phobos Photobombs Hubble Mars Shots

The sharp eye of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured the tiny moon Phobos during its orbital trek around Mars. Because the moon is so small, it appears star-like in the Hubble pictures.

Over the course of 22 minutes, Hubble took 13 separate exposures, allowing astronomers to create a time-lapse video showing the diminutive moon’s orbital path. The Hubble observations were intended to photograph Mars, and the moon’s cameo appearance was a bonus.

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via NASA’s Hubble Sees Martian Moon Orbiting the Red Planet | NASA

No ownership claimed on images or material – Credit NASA

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NASA — Solar System: Be in the Know This Week

This week NASA has some news on what’s going on in the solar system. Rosetta’s Philae lander will stop transmitting this week. It’s adventure is now over – goodbye Philae, you did well!

There more with huge solar flares and huge discoveries on Mars that throw doubt on the theory of it’s canyon’s being carved by water. Read it all in the link.

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via NASA — Solar System: Be in the Know This Week

Simon 🙂

No ownership claimed on images – Credit – NASA