NASA Releases Stunning Video of Martian Moon Passing the Sun in Solar Eclipse

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You might have seen a solar eclipse before—but definitely not one like this.

NASA released stunning footage showing Phobos, one of Mars’ two moons, passing by the sun on Wednesday. The video was captured on April 2 by the Perseverance rover’s Mastcam-Z high-definition camera, which allowed it to take the clearest, most zoomed in video of a Martian eclipse to date.

“I knew it was going to be good, but I didn’t expect it to be this amazing,” Rachel Howson of Malin Space Science Systems in San Diego and one of operators of Mastcam-Z, said in a NASA press release.

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