RE: Phobos Grunt orange coloration

From: Paul Grace (
Date: Sat Nov 26 2011 - 00:59:05 UTC

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    Low elevation sunlight could also tint the sat orange.
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    Subject: Phobos Grunt orange coloration
    Two people (including myself) have reported an orange tint of Phobos Grunt
    on high elevation passes this week.  I have not seen anything on a few
    pictures of the spacecraft that would explain this color.
    Any explanations?
    Ron Lee
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