How a Sunset on Mars looks like : See this picture by NASA

Sunsets are proof that endings can also be beautiful. This famous quote reminds us of the importance of sunsets for humans. Its pleasing view carries a different kind of satisfaction in itself. Till now, everyone would have had the pleasure of watching thousands of beautiful sunsets. But, have you ever wondered what sunset on other planets looks like? 

For those wondering, NASA has some breathtaking pictures of a sunset on our nearest planet, Mars. It recently shared a picture of how exactly sunset will seem to you if you were someone living on the planet and watching it live from its surface.

Also known as the Red Planet, Mars has always been a curious planet for scientists to study. NASA and several organizations working in the field of space exploration are constantly making efforts to unearth the mysteries of Mars for years. 

The picture shared by NASA is the result of one such effort. It was captured by the Perseverance rover, which is currently treading the rough surfaces of the red planet. The picture incorporates Mars’ terrains with a bright backdrop marking the end of a Martian day.

Sharing the image, NASA, in the caption, wrote, “A blue sunset on the red planet. Our Perseverance Mars rover has taken its first picture of a sunset." NASA mentions that the image was taken on November 9 by the Mastcam-Z camera system and captured these visuals on the 257th Martian day of the mission.

Since being shared, the photo has received more than 5.5 lakh likes and roughly 1800 comments by overwhelmed netizens. One user wrote, “It is beautiful. So eerily quiet and lonesome." Another wrote, “The sunset on Mars is blue, and the Sunset on Earth is red."


  1. Good one bro , u gave us the knowledge , and a angle to see things differently

    1. Thanks a lot...Your appreciation encourages us to provide more interesting and knowledgeable content.

      Jayant Singh

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