Spring begins in the northern hemisphere of Mars today, just a few days before summer begins in the northern hemisphere here on Earth. Unfortunately, Mars is too close to the Sun to be seen but it will emerge into the pre-dawn sky in late August.
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Image courtesy of Mobile Observatory.
12:41 UT – Spring begins in the northern hemisphere on Mars. (Mars: 100% illuminated, magnitude 1.5, diameter 3.6”. Taurus, not visible.)
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