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What is phobos?

phobos is one of the moons of mars it is also the closest to mars it is 6000 km away and it can de seen from hubble a big telescope that can see as far as Pluto but it can not (MORE)

What is the meaning of Phobos?

The moons of Mars are named after the mythological sons of Mars and Venus (or rather Ares and Aphrodite): Phobos, which means fear , and Deimos, which means terror.

What was Phobos named after?

Phobos and Deimos were Greek gods, the sons of Ares and Aphrodite; Mars is (after all) the Roman name for Ares. Phobos literally means fear (same root as the word 'phobia') an (MORE)
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Does Phobos have gravity?

Yes, all objects have gravity. Phobos is not very large, so its gravity isn't as strong as we have here on Earth.

Where is Phobos?

Phobos is one of the two natural satellites of Mars. It orbits that planet every 7 hours 39 minutes , at an average distance of about 9,380 km (5,830 miles).