ISRO’s Mangalyaan Captures Image of Mars’ Biggest Moon Phobos

Mangalyaan was launched on November 5, 2013, by PSLV-C25, an expandable launch system,

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday shared a recent image of the mysterious moon of Mars, Phobos, as captured by the Mars Orbiter Mission also known as Mangalyaan. The image was captured on July 1 by the Mars Colour Camera.

Taking to Twitter, ISRO shared the image and wrote, “A recent image of the mysterious moon of Mars, Phobos, as captured by India’s Mars Orbiter Mission.”

“Mars Colour Camera (MCC) onboard Mars Orbiter Mission has imaged Phobos, the closest and biggest moon of Mars, on July 1 when MOM was about 7,200 kilometres from Mars and at 4,200 kilometres from Phobos,” ISRO said.