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Transit of the Sun by Phobos, Curiosity sol 2359

Transit of the Sun by Phobos, Curiosity sol 2359

NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS

Transit of the Sun by Phobos, Curiosity sol 2359
This series of images shows the Martian moon Phobos as it crossed in front of the Sun as seen by Curiosity on 26 March 2019. The event has been sped up by a factor of 10; the entire eclipse lasted about 35 seconds.

The images have been enlarged from the original, which is available here.

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

Original image data dated on or about March 26, 2019

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