Tag Archives: Mars

HiRISE: Earth and Moon seen from Mars

This image composite combines the best Earth image (ESP_048368_9041) with the best Moon image (ESP_048368_9044) from four sets of images acquired on 20 November 2016. Each is separately processed prior to combining (in correct relative positions and sizes), so that … Continue reading

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Mars and Comet Siding Spring in same image

An excellent view of Mars and Comet Siding Spring comprising several separate images captured by Scott Ferguson, Florida, USA, this morning around 01:00 UTC (03:00CEST). [More at link]

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‘Early Mars’ topical website launched

The Lunar and Planetary Insitute in Houston has launched a new website on the subject of early Mars. It will provide links to new papers, conference programs and abstracts, field-trip guides, and more. The site’s introduction states, “The influx of … Continue reading

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Where did Phobos and Deimos form?

For a long time, scientists thought the Martian moons, Deimos and Phobos, were captured asteroids. Now, however, many are examining the idea that the moons formed in orbit around Mars, accreting from debris in the aftermath of a big impact. … Continue reading

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Calling all Martians

Welcome to the Red Planet Report. Our mission here is to scan the latest scientific research concerning Mars and give you short posts written at a basic level on the most interesting and noteworthy findings. All we assume is that … Continue reading

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