how many moons does mars have?

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The two moons of Mars are Phobos and Deimos. They are irregular in shape. Both were discovered by American astronomer Asaph Hall in August 1877 and are named after the Greek mythological twin characters Phobos and Deimos who accompanied their father Ares into battle. Ares god of war was known to the Romans as Mars. Compared to the Earths Moon the moons Phobos and Deimos are small. Phobos has a diameter of 22.2 km and a mass of 1.08×1016 kg while Deimos measures 12.6 km across with a ...