Phobos

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From Ancient Greek φόβος (phóbos, fear).

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Phobos

  1. (Greek mythology) A son of Ares (Mars). Also the Greek god of fear.
  2. (astronomy) The innermost natural satellite of Mars.

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Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English Phobos, Ancient Greek Φόβος (Phóbos, mythological personification of fear), from φόβος (phóbos, fear).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfobos]
  • Hyphenation: Pho‧bos
  • Homophone: Fobos

Proper noun[edit]

Phobos m inan

  1. (astronomy) Phobos, the bigger of the two natural satellites of Mars [since 19th c.]
    • 2005, Zdeněk Pokorný, Planety, Praha: Aventinum, →ISBN, page 92:
      [] Phobos obíhá ve vzdálenosti necelých 6000 kilometrů od povrchu planety.
      [] Phobos orbits in the distance of less than 6000 kilometres from the planet's surface.
    • 2008, Jiří T. Pelech, Prvorození[1], Praha: Baronet, translation of Firstborn by Athur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter, →ISBN, page 221:
      Mám sekundární soustavy na povrchu a na oběžné dráze. Ta největší je rozmístěna na několika stanicích na měsících Phobu a Deimu, pokud jsou vzájemně viditelné, dá se získat velmi dobrá dlouhá základna…
      I have secondary arrays on the surface and in orbit. The most impressive is based on a couple of stations on the moons, Phobos and Deimos; when they are in line of sight of each other you get a good long baseline…

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Solar System in Czech · sluneční soustava (layout · text)
Star Slunce
Planets and dwarf planets Merkur Venuše Země Mars Ceres Jupiter Saturn Uran Neptun Pluto Haumea Makemake Eris
Notable moons Měsíc Phobos/Fobos
Deimos
Ganymed
Callisto
Io
Europa
Titan
Rhea
Iapetus
Dione
Tethys
Enceladus
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Triton Charon
Hydra
Nix
Kerberos
Styx
Hiʻiaka
Namaka
Dysnomia

Further reading[edit]

  • Phobos in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu