Curiosity Snaps Mars Solar Eclipse

Partial eclipse was brief, tiny

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Sep 18, 2012 8:16 AM CDT

(Newser) – The latest celestial images from Curiosity, NASA's Mars rover, show a partial solar eclipse as Martian moon Phobos crosses the sun. The eclipse isn't quite as impressive as one on Earth would be, Space.com explains, because Phobos is just 14 miles across,...   Read full story »


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