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These Orbs Look Like Candy, But They’re Actually Different Flavours of Phobos – ScienceAlert

NASA’s Mars Odyssey probe has been orbiting the Red Planet for almost 19 years now, making it the longest continually active spacecraft in orbit around a planet other than Earth.

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NASA’s Mars Odyssey probe has been orbiting the Red Planet for almost 19 years now, making it the longest continually active spacecraft in orbit around a planet other than Earth.
That incredible tour of duty means it’s witnessed lots of strange things we can’t easily see from our terrestrial vantage point, and this stunning, colourful composite of the Martian moon Phobos is a great example of the alien sights Mars Odyssey gets to glimpse up close.
These six rather delicious-looking circular sh…

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