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Annular eclipse of the Sun by Phobos, Curiosity sol 363

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Annular eclipse of the Sun by Phobos, Curiosity sol 363
Phobos, the larger of the two moons of Mars, passes directly in front of the Sun in this sequence of 89 images taken by Curiosity on August 20, 2013. The pace of the video matches the actual elapsed time of 32 seconds.

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Original image data dated on or about August 20, 2013

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