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Old July 28th 18, 02:57 AM posted to sci.astro.amateur
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On Friday, July 27, 2018 at 1:01:55 AM UTC-7, Gerald Kelleher wrote:
With a lunar eclipse event due in a number of hours there are many new issues to discuss, for example within the Polar day/night cycle at the South pole presently, there is a sub day/night cycle created by reflected light of the orbiting moon but never from daily rotation.

https://www.usap.gov/videoclipsandmaps/spwebcam.cfm

Another event is when the Earth overtakes Mars at our relative closest distance so Mars appears largest and brightest to our faster moving planet -

https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap160915.html

In contrast to the faster moving Venus and Mercury who also appear largest from our slower moving planet at our mutual closest points as they move in a smaller orbital loop but appear darkest at this astronomical event -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7U5VbasKr4&t=107s

The centre of direct/retrograde motions will eventually be noticed, if it hasn't already have, in terms of how the planets appear to us depending if they move faster or slower. This necessary partitioning is certainly brought into focus with the event today when Mars is at the centre of an illusory loop as the old astronomers once saw it but now is really at the point where the Earth moves on after catching up to the planet over the last number of months when the planet started to move backwards as gauged against the background stars.


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Old July 28th 18, 09:07 AM posted to sci.astro.amateur
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In addition to the new illusory vs actual loops (direct/retrograde motion) which divide the faster moving from slower moving planets seen from a moving Earth, spectacular new imaging allows observers to distinguish the changing relationship of Mars to the Sun in terms of inclination -

https://www.popsci.com/sites/popsci....v_Gqt&fc=50,50

The change in inclination is a property of the planet itself as the point of reference is the circle of illumination of Mars which is implied in those images.

The 'red' moon event has passed but the red planet remains to enchant those who have not lost their intuitive faculties which convert long term observations into enjoyable narratives. Our two neighbouring planets tell their own stories to each individual observer if they are prepared to allow those observations speak for themselves.







 




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