From Wikiwand: Orbits of Phobos and Deimos (to scale)

From Wikiwand: Orbits of Phobos and Deimos (to scale)

Deimos, one of the two moons of Mars, is a teeny little guy with an average radius of just 6.2 km.

Deimos, one of the two moons of Mars, is a teeny little guy with an average radius of just 6.2 km.

Curiosity's view of Mars's moon Phobos passing in front of Deimos.

Curiosity's view of Mars's moon Phobos passing in front of Deimos.

1981: A true-colour photograph of Saturn, taken by Voyager 2 from a distance of 34 million kilometres, shows the moons Rhea and Dione as white dots beneath the planet. 	 NASA/JPL-Caltech

1981: A true-colour photograph of Saturn, taken by Voyager 2 from a distance of 34 million kilometres, shows the moons Rhea and Dione as white dots beneath the planet. NASA/JPL-Caltech

Illustration comparing apparent sizes of moons between Mars's Deimos, Phobos and Earth's Moon

Illustration comparing apparent sizes of moons between Mars's Deimos, Phobos and Earth's Moon

Apparent Retrograde Motion of Mars - This animation shows the apparent retrograde motion of Mars in 2003, as seen from Earth - Created by : Eugene Alvin Villar (seav), as part of the Philip Greenspun illustration project

Apparent Retrograde Motion of Mars - This animation shows the apparent retrograde motion of Mars in 2003, as seen from Earth - Created by : Eugene Alvin Villar (seav), as part of the Philip Greenspun illustration project

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