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Is Mars Already Forming A Ring System?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, discovery, investigation, nasa, research, astronomy, Mars, Phobos )

- 569 days ago -
In about 20 to 70 million years, it is thought that the Martian moon Phobos will be torn apart as it moves closer to Mars, creating a ring of debris around the Red Planet similar to the planet Saturn.
In 40 Million Years, Mars May Have a Ring (and One Fewer Moon)
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, Planetary Rings, Phobos, scientists )

- 1030 days ago -
Phobos, one of the two small moons orbiting Mars. The moon is spiraling closer and closer to the Red Planet. A new study suggests that pieces of Phobos will get a second life as a ring around Mars.
Mars Moon Phobos Is Slowly Falling Apart
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Phobos, Mars moon, CalTech, American Astronomical Society, Division of Planetary Sciences, Goddard Space Flight Center, Tidal forces )

- 1043 days ago -
The long, shallow grooves lining the surface of Phobos are likely early signs of the structural failure that will ultimately destroy this moon of Mars in 30 to 50 million years.
Mars Express Orbiter Captures First-Ever 3-D Photos of Mars Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, landing site, Mars, nasa, news, Phobos )

- 2793 days ago -
The European Space AgencyâEUR(TM)s Mars Express orbiter has snapped super high-res images of Martian moon Phobos, including a 3-D picture and a look at a near-future landing site. Recorded by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.

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