Martian Astronomy: IMP Images of the Sun and Moons
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The Martian moons, Phobos and Deimos:
Deimos is the smaller of Mars's two moons.
This image of Deimos is from Sol 4.
Phobos is the larger of Mars's two moons. This image is from
These images of the Martian moons are fuzzy because the IMP was
not designed to function as a telescope. However, valuable information
was gained from the images. To learn more, visit Science
The sun viewed through one of the IMP's solar filters:
Although these images don't look like much, we can learn about
the dust and water in the atmosphere by examining them.