Astronomy Event : Moon Occults Mars

07.00 PM - 08.30 PM

Indian Astronomy Club
E4, Ayojan Nagar Society, Near Shreyas Railway Crossing, Ahmedabad, India 380007

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2020-02-18 19:00:00 2020-02-18 20:30:00 Asia/Kolkata Astronomy Event : Moon Occults Mars

Discover the Night Sky with a Telescope!

Open to all Students and Adults interested in Astronomy, Space Science and the Night Sky…

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 :
Moon Occults Mars

In the Southeastern Morning sky on Tuesday, Feb. 18, the waning crescent moon will occult Mars for observers in North America, most of Central America, the Caribbean, northern South America, the southern tip of Greenland, and the Azores.

In the Eastern Time zone, the event will begin in daylight at 7:25 a.m. EST when the bright, leading limb of the moon covers Mars.

The Planet will re-appear from behind the moon’s opposite, dark limb at 8:50 a.m.

Backyard Telescopes will show the event although telescopes will flip and/or invert the image.

So, In Ahmedabad, it’s the best time to spot Mars as it is So near the Moon.

+ Mars is in the Late Night Sky
+ Mars will be visible all Night Tonight.
+ Mars’s Best View since 2003
+ Martian Dust Storms
+ Martian Icecaps visible

Happy Planet-Hunting and Clear Skies

Observations with a Telescope of…
If Weather permits…

+ Learn about Mars
+ Martian Moons, Phobos & Deimos
+ Is there Life on Mars
+ Identify Astro Photographs
+ Open House Q & A

Buy Night Sky Guide for July-December 2020

Alay Jhaveri,
Astronomer & Founder, IAC.

 

Source: Facebook.

Indian Astronomy Club
E4, Ayojan Nagar Society, Near Shreyas Railway Crossing, Ahmedabad, India 380007

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Discover the Night Sky with a Telescope!

Open to all Students and Adults interested in Astronomy, Space Science and the Night Sky…

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 :
Moon Occults Mars

In the Southeastern Morning sky on Tuesday, Feb. 18, the waning crescent moon will occult Mars for observers in North America, most of Central America, the Caribbean, northern South America, the southern tip of Greenland, and the Azores.

In the Eastern Time zone, the event will begin in daylight at 7:25 a.m. EST when the bright, leading limb of the moon covers Mars.

The Planet will re-appear from behind the moon’s opposite, dark limb at 8:50 a.m.

Backyard Telescopes will show the event although telescopes will flip and/or invert the image.

So, In Ahmedabad, it’s the best time to spot Mars as it is So near the Moon.

+ Mars is in the Late Night Sky
+ Mars will be visible all Night Tonight.
+ Mars’s Best View since 2003
+ Martian Dust Storms
+ Martian Icecaps visible

Happy Planet-Hunting and Clear Skies

Observations with a Telescope of…
If Weather permits…

+ Learn about Mars
+ Martian Moons, Phobos & Deimos
+ Is there Life on Mars
+ Identify Astro Photographs
+ Open House Q & A

Buy Night Sky Guide for July-December 2020

Alay Jhaveri,
Astronomer & Founder, IAC.

 

Source: Facebook.




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