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Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa


Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa, 2012, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 312-318

Research of spectrometric characteristics of the surface of Phobos on the HRSC data from the Mars Express spacecraft

V.S. Patsyn , V.A. Malinnikov , A.V. Grechishchev 
The Moscow state university of geodesy and cartography, 105064, Moscow, Gorohovsky pereulok, 4
The article presents results of the spectral research of Phobos surface from remote sensing data by the HRSC of the
Mars Express European mission. The authors have conducted research into Phobos surface spectral reflectance, using
the color ratio method. Spectral indexes for a set of images have been calculated. A variation of the color relation V/
NIR within range from 0.70 to 1.40 has been revealed.
Keywords: Phobos, HRSC, Mars Express, regolith, indexes, Mars, the spectral characteristics
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