NASA Mars rover looks up, sees its strange moon eclipsing the sun

NASA Mars rover looks up, sees its strange moon eclipsing the sun

There aren't any Martians around to watch eclipses on Mars. But there are robots. NASA's Mars Perseverance rover recently spotted the desert planet's misshapen moon, Phobos, traversing the sun. The space agency's car-sized robot used cameras atop its mast — which act like a crow's nest aboard a ship — to capture the image below on Feb. 8. It was the rover's 1,056th Martian day, or Sol, exploring the Red Planet. You can spy the oddly-shaped satellite partially eclipsing our …