Mornings are for the planets this month, with Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn all making appearances, including conjunctions of two different pairs of these planets. The Moon will pass by each of these planets, be full twice, and be eclipsed by Earth’s shadow, but only visibly in certain spots.
Tag Archives | Mars
What to look out, and up, for in January as Ralph, Paul & Jen pick their highlights for this month’s skies.
All planets with liquid water please raise your hand, don’t go chasing interstellar asteroids, and of course listener questions!
This week we turn our steely gaze upon the red planet Mars, but we haven’t forgotten our promise to share some highlights from our time at the ICON Comics and Games Convention.
What to look out, and up, for in December.
The holidays are upon us, and we have a great Geminid Meteor Shower, the winter constellations appearing, 2 or 3 morning planets, and a year-end occultation of Aldebaran by the Moon.
Problems with WFIRST, Mapping the 3D motions of extragalactic stars, & Flowing rivers of sand on Mars.
In 2020 a good window for Mars launches will open by many countries and NHATS became the acronym for the Near earth object Human spaceflight Accessible Target Study.