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View Full Version : Curiosity Captures a Martian Eclipse



Fraser
2012-Sep-17, 05:10 PM
Yes, Mars gets eclipses too! This brief animation, made from ten raw subframe images acquired with Curiosity’s Mastcam on September 13 — the 37th Sol of the mission — show the silhouette of Mars’ moon Phobos as it slipped in front of the Sun’s limb. The entire animation spans a real time of about 15 [...]

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