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Organics on Mars!! A clue to finding life? #AGU14

A new update from the Mars Curiosity rover reveals that methane has been detected on Mars… which could be a clue suggesting there was or is life on mars! 303 more words

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Mars at Perihelion

Friday December 12th the planet Mars reached a point in its annual orbit around the Sun when it is the closest to the Sun. This is known as perihelion and for Mars it will be 1.3812 AU (206,624,579 km; 128,390,561 miles) from the Sun. 279 more words

Astronomy

Mars and Neptune at Heliocentric Conjunction

Saturday December 13th the planets Mars and Neptune are at heliocentric conjunction with both planets having approximately the same heliocentric longitude of 336.8o. From a perspective above the solar system the two planets are in a… 42 more words

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How Jupiter Trashed Mars

In the early days, the solar system was a pretty rough-and-tumble kind of place, a kill-or-be-killed planetary schoolyard where only the tough survived. Ask Mars, robbed and kicked to the curb by Jupiter, the solar system’s big bully. 456 more words

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Moon Near Mars

Tuesday evening, November 25th the 3.5 day young waxing crescent Moon is 6-7o away from the planet Mars as this graphic shows.






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occult crystallization: taurus full moon [#StarsAndSymbols]

Full Moon in Taurus
November 6, 2014
5:23 PM EST

in scorpio season, when the transits the sign of the scorpion, our desire to transcend the ego is the source of all life force. 1,062 more words

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Mars and Jupiter at Odds - Heliocentric That Is

Friday October 31st the planets Mars and Jupiter are aligned in an arrangement known as heliocentric opposition. The two planets are on opposite sides of the Sun and are approximately 180o apart in heliocentric longitude as measured around the celestial equator. 109 more words

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