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Numerous craters and boulders as small as 8 meters (26 feet) across dot the landscape. The large, rectangular boulder at the upper right is 45 meters (148 feet) across.
originally posted by: recrisp
Recently, somewhere, I saw it was said that it was some kind of a probe sent from the spacecraft. I saw it here, I am sure, and that's all I know about it to be honest, I just woke up.
originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: skyblueworld
The image I posted is from the same source but is from the TIFF version (uncompressed) of the image. I zoomed it using a pixel resize which does not interpolate (invent information). The straight edges are the result of the low resolution (4 meters) of the original image.
It is brightly reflective like many other boulders on the asteroid.
originally posted by: Macenroe82
Thats weird, it casts a shadow even.
According to the link it states:
"The large, rectangular boulder at the upper right is 45 meters (148 feet) across."
originally posted by: TheScale
the more i look at these photos the more the little white rectangular portion stands out to me in front of the larger square object. it doesnt cast a shadow like id expect something solid, so i was thinking maybe its some illusion with the ground but they seem to have images from all angles and it appears to be part of the main object aswell. almost looks like a large tube coming off the main object that extends out a ways then takes a 90 degree turn towards the ground. kind of like an industrial plant tube in this image
originally posted by: Aliensun
There was quite a run with this image several years ago on ATS. I seem to remember the image as sharper then--maybe it has been kept but tampered with to blur it? Some viewers say it as a mining machine.
Science won't admit it, but Phobos and its smaller companion are captured asteroids. Science will say that cannot be because of the required physics doesn't work to make such captures.
originally posted by: ArMaP
originally posted by: fromtheskydown
How does a "rectangular boulder" come to be, when everything around it appears to be smooth and rounded?
Lack of resolution and too much contrast. Zoom in the photo I posted.