ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has caught the picture of 'Phobos', the biggest and nearest moon of Mars. The picture was caught by Mars Color Camera (MCC) on board Mom on July 1, 2020 when the Mars orbiter was around 7,200 km from Mars and 4,200 km from Phobos.
ISRO said in an official proclamation that the spatial goals of the picture is 210 m. It is a composite picture created from 6 MCC outlines and has been shading adjusted.
Phobos, the strange moon of Mars is accepted to be comprised of carbonaceous chondrites.
The picture shows the biggest hole on Phobos-Stickney pit and different holes - Shklovsky, Roche and Grildrig.
The vicious stage that Phobos has experienced is found in the huge segment gouged out from a past impact, which is named as the Stickney hole and bobbing ejecta.
Mars Orbiter Mission: Key Objectives
• India's first strategic Mars, otherwise called Mangalyaan, intends to build up the advances required for configuration, arranging, the board and tasks of an interplanetary crucial.
• The key logical goal of the mission to investigate Mars surface highlights, morphology, mineralogy and Martian air with the assistance of indigenous logical instruments.
• The MOM crucial with a financial plan of Rs 450-crore targets contemplating the Martian surface, its mineral piece and output its environment for methane, which is a marker of life on Mars.