NASA satellite spots lumpy moons of Mars: New footage shows potato-like 'ugly ducklings' orbiting the red planet

NASA has captured new footage of the moons of Mars from 19 images taken by the THERMIS camera.   
The film shows Mars' moons Phobos and Deimos.
The pictures used to make the video were shot using visible-wavelength light, so that the human eye can view the footage. 
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The camera's name is an acronym for Thermal Emission Imaging System, and it is a feature of the orbiter Mars Odyssey. 
A statement from NASA explained how the video was created.
'The apparent motion is due to progression of the camera's pointing during the 17-second span of the February 15, 2018,... read more

 
24 February 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 64
Source: Daily Mail
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