Reply to post: Re: What's eclipsing?

India's Martian MOM clocks up 1,000 days circling the red planet

Mike Richards Silver badge

Re: What's eclipsing?

It's Mars.

MOM was in a very elliptical orbit (421.7 * 76,993.6 km) and would have been in eclipse close to apoareon when it was moving most slowly - hence the long eclipse.

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