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Stickney Crater on Phobos
Stickney Crater on Phobos (click to enlarge)
 
 

Stickney Crater on Phobos
Date: 9 Apr 2008

With a diameter of 9 km, Stickney crater is the largest feature on Phobos.The lineated textures on the walls of Stickney and other large craters are landslides formed from materials falling into the crater interiors in the weak Phobos gravity (less than 1/1000th the gravity on Earth)

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona



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