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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Mars moon Phobos eclipse

Filed under pretty pictures, animation, Mars, Phobos, Mars Exploration Rovers, Opportunity, solar eclipse

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The silhouette of the Martian moon Phobos is seen as the moon passes in front of the sun, in imagery captured November 9, 2010, by NASA's Mars rover Opportunity. The rover's panoramic camera took exposures four seconds apart that were combined into this 30-second eclipse movie.

NASA / JPL

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about November 9, 2010

 

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