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Mars Odyssey Orbiter Takes Moon Phobos’ Temperature

8 Jun 2020, 19:04 UTC
Mars Odyssey Orbiter Takes Moon Phobos’ Temperature NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU/NAU

Three new views of the Martian moon Phobos have been captured by NASA’s Mars Odyssey orbiter. Taken this past winter and this spring, they capture the moon as it drifts into and out of Mars’ shadow. Combined with three previous images, these observations represent waxing, waning and full views of Phobos and show how the moon warms and cools.

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