Don't miss to watch Mars tonight - it will brightest in 15 years

NASA определилось с жильем для первых колонистов Марса

In addition, while we have somewhat of an abundance of Carbon dioxide and greenhouses gasses on Earth, there isn't enough on Mars. The image on the left, taken on May 12, 2016, shows a clear atmosphere.

For instance, back in early 2017 researchers examined data that was collected from the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) program and noted then also that there wasn't enough Carbon dioxide in the red planet's atmosphere. In the evening, half-an-hour after sunset, looking towards the sky opposite direction to sunset, one can spot planet Mars between East and South East direction.

Mars will be visible in the night sky after sunset till sunrise from everywhere in India, provided the monsoon clouds don't play spoilsport. If, by some miracle, we could find a way to also release all of the Carbon dioxide trapped in the rocks and soil, that would only bring us up to 6.9 percent, according to the study. At the close approach, the red planet will be brighter than all the stars in the night sky and therefore you will never miss this reddish colour planet as a naked eye bright object in the eastern sky after the sun set.

The study finds that even using all of the sources of carbon dioxide and water on Mars to thicken the atmosphere would only increase pressure to 7% of that on Earth, "far short of what is needed". Unlike Earth, Mars' more elliptical orbit has a greater influence on its seasonal changes.

Mars also has seasons, due in part to its 25-degree axial tilt, which is similar to Earth's 23.5-degree tilt. Its closest and most distant points from the Sun vary by 19 percent (as opposed to 3 percent for Earth).




Astronomers are interested in Mars' travel path because it helps decide the best times for spacecraft to launch. Global dust storms - lasting for weeks or months - tend to happen during the spring and summer in the southern hemisphere, when Mars is closest to the Sun and heating is at a maximum to generate winds.

Telescopes staffed by employees and local volunteers will provide visitors viewing opportunities of the Red Planet.

Mars earthlings always been considered one of the most mysterious planets in the Solar system.

"Hubble" is working since 1990 and is an Autonomous space Observatory.

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