Jun 11

Phobos slips past Jupiter

Source: ESA

Conjunction: before, during and after.
Image credits: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum).

Earlier this month, ESA’s Mars Express performed a special manoeuvre to observe an unusual alignment of Jupiter and the martian moon Phobos. The impressive images have now been processed into a movie of this rare event. (read more)

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