The end of March was full of emotions for oursMartian favorite, curiosity, who attended no less than two … and a half! The two from Mars, is , they really played troublemakers. The first has surpassed ours at the Sol 2350, March 17th. It is the smaller of the two and looks so small that it should be more of eclipse, indicates the in a .
Nine days later, at Sol 2359, March 26, is nowventure in front of the sun We can talk about this time because this moon, although larger than Deimos, cannot completely obscure the solar disk.
Both eclipses were captured by Curiosity's Mastcam camera. By observing a large number of solar eclipses it will be possible to measure more precisely theof the .
In Sol 2358, March 25, another instrument of, in this case its pair of cameras Cameras (Navcams), recorded a special "eclipse" because it occurred after sunset. As it passed between Mars and the Sun while it had already disappeared under the horizon, the Phobos moon briefly lowered the of the setting sun.
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