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Last Post 26 May 2015 12:44 PM by  Kris Sigsbee
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22 May 2015 04:51 AM

    ashley s

    have any robots seen eclipses from other locations in our solar system, like from the moon, mars, beyond, etc?

    Tags: eclipse, Mars, robots


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    26 May 2015 12:44 PM

    Hi Ashley,

    The rovers on Mars have observed the moons of Mars pass in front of the Sun. However, due to the differences in the angular sizes of the Sun and Mars' moons, these are not total eclipses like we often see on Earth. They are more like annular or ring eclipses. You can see pictures of what this looks like here

    http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.p...e=2013-263

    Kris

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