China’s “Tianjin 1” spacecraft captured an amazing image of Mars, which is a bright red sunny crescent in the deep sky.
These photos were taken in the northern and southern hemispheres of Mars with a medium-resolution camera on China’s first interplanetary mission, “Tianjin 1”.
The result is two wonderful photos showing the eastern hemisphere illuminated by Mars, including surface features and the faint edges of the Martian atmosphere. The photos were taken about 6,850 miles (11,000 kilometers) from Mars.
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The image of the southern hemisphere of Mars was taken on March 16, with the lower part illuminated, while the northern hemisphere was taken on March 18 with the same camera.
According to the China National Aeronautics and Space Administration (CNSA), the Astronomy-1 probe is currently located in a polar orbit near Mars, with a distance of 174 miles (280 kilometers) around the earth and a maximum distance of 36,660 miles (59,000 kilometers). .
The orbit allows the spacecraft to pass the main candidate landing sites to complete the mission’s rover.
High resolution camera for spacecraft Has been collecting detailed images According to CNSA, preparations for the target landing site are preparations for the landing of the rover in May or June.
Astro One reaches Mars February 10, the second day of the UAE’s “Hope” exploration, was a week earlier than NASA’s “Perseverance” rover.
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