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Mars With Clouds

Planet Mars with clouds Animation   Everyone seems obsessed with Mars and how to get us there these days. How would the Red Planet look if it had clouds? Well, recently the Hubble Space Telescope team released a photograph of Mars with clouds. The image showed Mars in a more Earthly fashion than we have…
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Solar System Animations

Rediscovered Astronomy releases animations of the planets in our solar system. Well, we are meeting our goal of releasing the animations of the planets in our solar system three months ahead of schedule. The animations of the main 8 planets have been uploaded. We will upload animations of smaller bodies and dwarf planets later. The…
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Mars Animation

Mars Realistic Animation The following animation was rendered using real NASA photos. It displays a 180° turn of the red planet. It also features realistic topography and atmosphere. Animation by J.J. Del Mar Rediscovered Astronomy will publish Solar System animations and space general info this coming 2016 as part of our effort to renew our…
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Will a Mars Direct approach put man on Mars?

Mars Direct | Cheapest way to get to Mars NASA recently confirmed the presence of liquid flowing water on Mars. With this anticipated confirmation, the vision of humans landing on the red planet, Mars, is being revived. Space scientists have finally confirmed what they had long suspected for at least a 100 years. Will a…
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Moon, Venus, Mars Conjunction

Moon, Venus, Mars – Conjunction | February 21, 2015 The conjuction of the Moon, Venus, and Mars was highly photographed this February on the 20th of the month and on following days the two planets keep shining in the same area of the night sky. However, on Friday, February 21, 2015 the bright Venus did…
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Mars Helicopter

NASA plans to take mini helicopter to Mars NASA is looking into taking a heliciopter to scout Mars terrain. Sending the helicopter ahead the rovers to scout for destinations would be helpful for Mars rover missions. The atmosphere of the red planet is much lighter than Earth’s and the helicopter wouldn’t be as heavy there.…
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c/2012 S1 ISON – Approach To Mars

Comet ISON is racing towards the inner solar system. This is the comet astronomers had said back in 2012 it would become “brighter than the moon”.  October 1, 2013 is when ISON begins its close approach to Mars and from there to Earth on its first approach to our planet. We will see how the…
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Will the Mars Science Laboratory Suffer the Phobos Effect?

Up to this point we had been amazed by the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) nicknamed Curiosity. Even after the project manager had announced an unprecedented discovery  late 2012  and later retracted. [A common attitude of space scientists under the grasp of the official agency and its subsidiaries.]  Despite the disappointment, the MSL robot continued its work on…
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Look Up at the Sky – Mars & Saturn

Look Up at the sky tonight you should be able to locate Mars and Saturn in a straight line from Earth’s perspective. I couldn’t find an available telescope tonight, too bad. Seems I’ll have to acquire my own. But despite what the general public might think, it doesn’t take that much to get hold of…
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