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Mars Express captures Mars moving bow shock Above Diagram of Mars

Mars Express captures Mars moving bow shock Above Diagram of Mars

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Diagram of Mars' orbit and changes to its bow shock between perihelion and aphelion. Credit: ESA/ATG medialab

Illustration showing how Mars and Earth interact with solar wind.

The moving Martian bow shock. Credit: ESA/ATG medialab

Engineers saw this viewing opportunity and actually changed the orbit of Mars Express to be able to see it. Phobos passed a mere 11,400 km (6800 miles) away ...

Image credit: Lundin et al., Science, Vol. 305. no.

[Click to enaresenate, and also see a way cool animation of Mars rotating.]

Mariner IV encounter with Mars. Image credit: NASA/JPL

Phobos, closeup of fear

In fact, because Mars is close, it's been the target of many amateur astronomers recently. Wayne Jaeschke was observing it on March 20th from West Chester, ...

ExoMars' Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) and Schiaparelli lander seperating in orbit of Mars. Credit: ESA/ATG medialab. “

Unexplained plume over Mars could be caused by solar outburst. Picture of Mars with clouds

Mars has magnetized rocks in its crust that create localized, patchy magnetic fields (left). In the illustration at right, we see how those fields extend ...

Mars Express orbit configurations from 7 to 11 March 2008. A total of 16 MEX

Interaction of the solar wind with the atmosphere, ionosphere, and magnetized crust of Mars. The several processes whereby the planet may have lost much of ...

Image credit: NASA/JPL; Galileo orbiter / Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter.

Rosetta Flew Through the Bow Shock of Comet 67P Several Times During its Mission

The message remains the same, and is even stronger.

Phobos orbits just 3 miles above Mars. It should crash in approx 1 million years. ESA's Mars Express spacecraft captured this photo of Phobos – the larger ...

Electron energy-time spectrogram from ASPERA-3/MEX covering the period of the

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ExoMars Has Sent Back its First Images From Mars

Energie spectrum of solar wind protons after reflection on the Martian bow shock (continuous curve

The Cold, Alien Beauty of Mars From Orbit

It shows the Martian landscape at twilight, and claims that the three lights in the sky are Earth, Venus, and Jupiter:

Mars is blanketed by a thin, mostly carbon dioxide atmosphere—one that is far

... the rate at which the universe is expanding from the Big Bang 13.8 billion years ...

Discovery of a proton aurora at Mars

... Mars. Image credit: Kevin M. Gill of flickr, http://www.

Image credit: NASA / Viking Orbiter.

Frosty blue dunes on Mars

NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft celebrated one Earth year in orbit

Butterscotch valley at the north pole of Mars

This is truly astonishing: the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter snapped what may turn out to be the Space Picture of the Year: Curiosity ...

A black sky with a grey, cratered lunar horizon. A small blue Earth with

It's rabbit^h^h^h Phobos season!

ESA Discovers Where All The Missing Socks Have Been Going

This image of the northern lights over Canada was taken by a crew member on board the ISS in Sept. 2017. Image: NASA

In the summer of 2020, NASA's Mars 2020 rover will launch from Cape Canaveral and commence its journey towards the Red Planet.

A penetrating, double-ringed crater on Mars

(a) Bow shock (orange) and MPB/IMB (black) crossings

Phobos ( moon of Mars ) hangs above Mars (photo by Mars Express probe) ✳️

Curiosity landing site: the whole mess

WSA-ENLIL + Cone simulation of the ICME-like, SIR, and fast

More evidence of flowing water on Mars!

This map is based on data from the mission. Viking NASA. Mars shows the portion captured by Stereo Camera High Resolution aboard the Mars Express ...

IR images showing the correlation between the streaks and smaller craters that were in place when the larger crater was formed.

Mars plasma system response to solar wind disturbances during solar minimum

We were 192 million kilometers (115 million miles) from Mars when HiRISE turned around and took this picture. Right away I could tell that was South ...

Mars Pathfinder diagram

Modeling the evolution and propagation of the 2017 September 9th and 10th CMEs and SEPs arriving at Mars constrained by remote-sensing and in-situ ...

Image credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI / AURA)

Simulation of Energetic Neutral atoms at Mars and a Comparison with ASPERA-3 data

Infrared image showing Betelgeuse's bow shock

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(a) Sketch of the martian ionosphere on the dayside in a cross-section

Standing on Mars

STEREO-B solar wind records: (a) Magnetic field components in Radial... | Download Scientific Diagram

The Lunar and Planetary Institute and several other sponsors are holding a conference on The Exploration of Phobos and Deimos, the moons of Mars.

... Download full-size image. Fig. 1. Typical orbits of Mars ...

Mars craters are sublime

Ion Acceleration by Multiple Reflections at Martian Bow Shock

2013 Saturn mosaic, annotated version.

NASA Proposes A Magnetic Shield to Protect Mars' Atmosphere

Mars under the microscope

Mars upside down / Mars Express / ESA Red Planet, Space Exploration, Solar System

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THEMIS false color image of layered deposits in Capri Mensa on Mars

Space Weather Causing Martian Atmospherics

Mars scar

Martian electron foreshock from MAVEN observations: Martian electron foreshock

When it was a mere 111 km (66 miles) from the moon, Mars Express took this amazing image:

Examples of ring-like distributions upstream of the bow shock on 2 December 2010 observed

Open image in new window ...

Mars Express and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter are keeping their eyes in the sky on Curiosity. There's a nice newly public color image of all of Gale Crater ...

Artist's conception of the Mars Odyssey spacecraft.

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Model and observation comparison along the orbit of MAVEN. (a) The satellite latitude

MAVEN Observations of the Martian Magnetosphere and Its Response to Solar Wind Drivers

The moving Martian bow shock

Download full-size image. Fig. 1. The trajectory of Rosetta and Mars Express ...

Mars is the reddish "star" to the left of the Moon. A couple of actual stars are visible as well, and the pink blob on the left is a reflection of the ...

A fresh Martian impact

Advances in Some Hypersonic Vehicles Technologies

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A close-up of SOFIA's telescope and primary mirror. Image: NASA/Tom

Close up photo of the ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket's engines as it launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Credit: Glenn Davis

The proposed method for creating an artificial magnetic dipole at Mars' L1 Lagrange Point. Credit: NASA/J.Green

MAVEN Observations of the Martian Magnetosphere and Its Response to Solar Wind Drivers

Simulated 3d Martian bow shock with overlaid entry (blue) and exit (green)

A hot flow anomaly at Mars

(a) Positions of STEREO, Earth, and Mars on 6 January 2008.

Ion Acceleration by Multiple Reflections at Martian Bow Shock

The region is pretty cool, actually. There are craters, buttes, and lots of other interesting eroded features. Note the scalebar at the bottom: it ...

Winged Telescope Detects Martian Atomic Oxygen

astronomicalwonders: The Syrtis Major Volcanic Province - The Martian Surface Acquired by the High Resolution Stereo Camera on ESA's Mars Express Satellite, ...

Rare martian lake delta spotted by Mars Express

O + ion beams reflected below the Martian bow shock: MAVEN observations

Sample ionogram showing measurable data objects.

Diagram of Mars' orbit and changes to its bow shock between perihelion and aphelion. Credit: ESA/ATG medialab

Illustration showing how Mars and Earth interact with solar wind.

The moving Martian bow shock. Credit: ESA/ATG medialab

Engineers saw this viewing opportunity and actually changed the orbit of Mars Express to be able to see it. Phobos passed a mere 11,400 km (6800 miles) away ...

Image credit: Lundin et al., Science, Vol. 305. no.

[Click to enaresenate, and also see a way cool animation of Mars rotating.]

Mariner IV encounter with Mars. Image credit: NASA/JPL

Phobos, closeup of fear

In fact, because Mars is close, it's been the target of many amateur astronomers recently. Wayne Jaeschke was observing it on March 20th from West Chester, ...

Unexplained plume over Mars could be caused by solar outburst. Picture of Mars with clouds

ExoMars' Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) and Schiaparelli lander seperating in orbit of Mars. Credit: ESA/ATG medialab. “

Mars has magnetized rocks in its crust that create localized, patchy magnetic fields (left). In the illustration at right, we see how those fields extend ...

Mars Express orbit configurations from 7 to 11 March 2008. A total of 16 MEX

MAVEN's Imaging UltraViolet Spectrograph obtained images of rapid cloud formation on Mars on July 9-

The message remains the same, and is even stronger.

Image credit: NASA/JPL; Galileo orbiter / Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter.

Phobos orbits just 3 miles above Mars. It should crash in approx 1 million years. ESA's Mars Express spacecraft captured this photo of Phobos – the larger ...

Electron energy-time spectrogram from ASPERA-3/MEX covering the period of the

Rosetta Flew Through the Bow Shock of Comet 67P Several Times During its Mission

Download full-size image

ExoMars Has Sent Back its First Images From Mars

... is stunning in its own right. These dunes fascinate me. The sand on Mars ...

It shows the Martian landscape at twilight, and claims that the three lights in the sky are Earth, Venus, and Jupiter:

Interaction of the solar wind with the atmosphere, ionosphere, and magnetized crust of Mars. The several processes whereby the planet may have lost much of ...

Mars is blanketed by a thin, mostly carbon dioxide atmosphere—one that is far

... the rate at which the universe is expanding from the Big Bang 13.8 billion years ...

WSA-ENLIL + Cone simulation of the ICME-like, SIR, and fast

Discovery of a proton aurora at Mars

... Mars. Image credit: Kevin M. Gill of flickr, http://www.

Frosty blue dunes on Mars

NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft celebrated one Earth year in orbit

Butterscotch valley at the north pole of Mars

This is truly astonishing: the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter snapped what may turn out to be the Space Picture of the Year: Curiosity ...

Sample ionogram showing measurable data objects.

Nasa has picked the location for its unmanned 2020 Mars rover (artist's impression).

It's rabbit^h^h^h Phobos season!

ESA Discovers Where All The Missing Socks Have Been Going

In the summer of 2020, NASA's Mars 2020 rover will launch from Cape Canaveral and commence its journey towards the Red Planet.

Curiosity landing site: the whole mess

This image of the northern lights over Canada was taken by a crew member on board the ISS in Sept. 2017. Image: NASA

Phobos ( moon of Mars ) hangs above Mars (photo by Mars Express probe) ✳️

More evidence of flowing water on Mars!

Mars plasma system response to solar wind disturbances during solar minimum

A penetrating, double-ringed crater on Mars

(a) Bow shock (orange) and MPB/IMB (black) crossings

IR images showing the correlation between the streaks and smaller craters that were in place when the larger crater was formed.

Simulated 3d Martian bow shock with overlaid entry (blue) and exit (green)

Mars has been the target of a series of missions over several years, some of

Mars Pathfinder diagram

Image credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI / AURA)

Modeling the evolution and propagation of the 2017 September 9th and 10th CMEs and SEPs arriving at Mars constrained by remote-sensing and in-situ ...

We were 192 million kilometers (115 million miles) from Mars when HiRISE turned around and took this picture. Right away I could tell that was South ...

Simulation of Energetic Neutral atoms at Mars and a Comparison with ASPERA-3 data

Infrared image showing Betelgeuse's bow shock

(a) Sketch of the martian ionosphere on the dayside in a cross-section

This image of the Mars night side shows ultraviolet emission from nitric oxide (abbreviated NO

Standing on Mars

New IBEX data show heliosphere's long-theorized bow shock does not exist

The Lunar and Planetary Institute and several other sponsors are holding a conference on The Exploration of Phobos and Deimos, the moons of Mars.

... Download full-size image. Fig. 1. Typical orbits of Mars ...

Ion Acceleration by Multiple Reflections at Martian Bow Shock

2013 Saturn mosaic, annotated version.

First off, a huge thank you to everyone who made and sent their Danjon scale estimate of the totally-eclipsed Moon's brightness to Dr. Richard Keen, ...

Image credit: NASA / Viking Orbiter.

NASA Proposes A Magnetic Shield to Protect Mars' Atmosphere

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Mars upside down / Mars Express / ESA Red Planet, Space Exploration, Solar System

Energie spectrum of solar wind protons after reflection on the Martian bow shock (continuous curve

STEREO-B solar wind records: (a) Magnetic field components in Radial... | Download Scientific Diagram

Space Weather Causing Martian Atmospherics

Mars scar

When it was a mere 111 km (66 miles) from the moon, Mars Express took this amazing image:

Martian electron foreshock from MAVEN observations: Martian electron foreshock

Examples of ring-like distributions upstream of the bow shock on 2 December 2010 observed

Open image in new window ...

No caption available …

New Interstellar Boundary Explorer data show heliosphere's long-theorized bow shock does not exist

Mars Express and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter are keeping their eyes in the sky on Curiosity. There's a nice newly public color image of all of Gale Crater ...

Model and observation comparison along the orbit of MAVEN. (a) The satellite latitude

MAVEN Observations of the Martian Magnetosphere and Its Response to Solar Wind Drivers

Artist's conception of the Mars Odyssey spacecraft.

Download full-size image. Fig. 1. The trajectory of Rosetta and Mars Express ...

A curious plume-like feature was observed on Mars on 17 May 1997 by the

Advances in Some Hypersonic Vehicles Technologies

... Download full-size image

A close-up of SOFIA's telescope and primary mirror. Image: NASA/Tom

The proposed method for creating an artificial magnetic dipole at Mars' L1 Lagrange Point. Credit: NASA/J.Green

MAVEN Observations of the Martian Magnetosphere and Its Response to Solar Wind Drivers

A hot flow anomaly at Mars

Ion Acceleration by Multiple Reflections at Martian Bow Shock

The region is pretty cool, actually. There are craters, buttes, and lots of other interesting eroded features. Note the scalebar at the bottom: it ...

Winged Telescope Detects Martian Atomic Oxygen

vendredi 2 septembre 2011

astronomicalwonders: The Syrtis Major Volcanic Province - The Martian Surface Acquired by the High Resolution Stereo Camera on ESA's Mars Express Satellite, ...

Rare martian lake delta spotted by Mars Express

O + ion beams reflected below the Martian bow shock: MAVEN observations

Asteroid Strikes on Mars Spun Out Supersonic Tornadoes that Scoured the Surface

(a) Positions of STEREO, Earth, and Mars on 6 January 2008.