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| | Space on Aug 16, 2013

Video: Watch two moons pass overhead in Mars night sky

Mars’ two moons, Phobos and Deimos, seen by the Curiosity Rover, passing overhead in the Mars night sky.

This video was stitched together from stills taken by the camera on the Curiosity Rover, looking up into the Martian sky from the planet’s surface. It shows Mars’ larger moon, Phobos, passing in front of Deimos, its smaller moon.

Cool, right?

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems/Texas A&M Univ.