[meteorite-list] Mars Express Image: Martian Moon Phobos in Detail

From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Nov 11 18:35:44 2004
Message-ID: <200411112335.PAA10800_at_zagami.jpl.nasa.gov>

> those pics are too cool Ron.
> Phobos is one strange moon.

Yes it is. Phobos is suspected to be a captured asteroid. Its spectra
matches that of the C-type asteroids. The C-type asteroids are assumed
to the parent bodies for most of the carbonaceous chondrite meteorites.

Ron Baalke
Received on Thu 11 Nov 2004 06:35:40 PM PST

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