Video: Phobos Grunt on New Year’s Day

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Video of a passage of Phobos-Grunt over France on January 1st 2012, at a distance of 237 km. The satellite is moving from left to right and the Sun is on the right, the consequence being that the solar panels (on the left) do not receive sunlight. More details and interpretation on .
Credit : Thierry Legault & Emmanuel Rietsch

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Written by physicsgg

January 5, 2012 at 10:53 am

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