Sunday, September 23, 2018

The Incredible Shrinking Mars, Revisited!

This is a follow up to my previous post, The Incredible Shrinking Mars!

The TLDR (Too Long Didn't Read) version of my post is:  Mars is moving further away from us and from our perspective is appearing smaller in the sky.

From last night's observation session, subject of this post, I have a new image of Mars with which to compare apparent sizes.

This is a composite of three of my Mars image captures.  The bottom Mars image is from last night.  The next image up was captured only eighteen days ago!

Shrinking Mars
Mars is rapidly shrinking.  If you haven't yet seen it through a telescope, don't miss it.


1 comment:

  1. Yes, it's rapidly shrinking! Thanks for sharing the latest image.

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