Thursday, April 4, 2019

Have you ever seen a solar eclipse?

Over our lifetime, we might be lucky enough to see three or four solar eclipses. Unless, that is, you are an eclipse chaser. 

But if you are a rover on Mars, and you are equipped with special lenses for your "eyes" you will get the chance to see TWO eclipses within days of each other. 

This is because the planet Mars has two moons: Phobos and Deimos
On March 17th, Deimos was captured crossing the face of the Sun. And on March 26th, Phobos followed suit. 

But don't take my word for it. Check out the NASA video to see it for yourself!

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