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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Mars moon Phobos 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.


Original image data dated on or about November 9, 2010.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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