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Perseverance rover captures incredible video of solar eclipse on Mars

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Solar eclipse even on Earth is a relatively rare phenomenon. Not everyone of us can boast of having witnessed the wonder from Earth. 

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But NASA has come to our rescue. Its Perseverance rover has captured brilliant footage of solar eclipse from the surface of Mars. 

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Mars' moon Phobos came between The Sun and Mars to cause a martian solar eclipse. 

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Phobos, Mars' satellite has an oblong shape. When this particular eclipse took place, Phobos partially covered the Sun.

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The footage was captured by the Perseverance rover which is still moving on the surface of the red planet. NASA has posted this footage.

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In addition to being a visual treat, this footage may help scientists to study and better understand Phobos' orbit around Mars.

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