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#676 2020-07-03 05:24:04

tahanson43206
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Posts: 3,070

Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 231.1 Sol Number: 455  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 230.5    Previous Sol: 454

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,674,830 km Difference is -60825 <<== 2777 km/hour at 7.3 on 7/3
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,735,655 km Difference is -70769 <<== 2842 km/hour at 9.4 7/2

Reference star: HIP 1365 Magnitude 8.31 in path

Note: theskylive.com web site dramatically increased the rate of descent toward the Sun around transition from 23 hours 59 minutes to 00 hours 1 minute.
After four days, the web site computation appears to be returning to normal.. The rate of progress toward the Sun should be decreasing.

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 455 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 455 is Monday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

Month 17 of 24: << There are 28 days in Month 17. Fifth month of Q3

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#677 2020-07-04 06:09:03

tahanson43206
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Posts: 3,070

Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 231.7 Sol Number: 456  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 231.1    Previous Sol: 455

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,608,360 km Difference is -66470 <<== 2680 km/hour at 8.1 on 7/4
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,674,830 km Difference is -60825 <<== 2777 km/hour at 7.3 on 7/3

Reference object: Galaxy PGC 1120882 RA: 00h 19m above path

Note: theskylive.com web site dramatically increased the rate of descent toward the Sun around transition from 23 hours 59 minutes to 00 hours 1 minute.
After four days, the web site computation appears to be returning to normal.. The rate of progress toward the Sun should be decreasing.

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 456 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 456 is Tuesday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

Month 17 of 24: << There are 28 days in Month 17. Fifth month of Q3

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#678 2020-07-05 07:59:32

tahanson43206
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Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 3,070

Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 232.4 Sol Number: 457  Change is +.7 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 231.7    Previous Sol: 456

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,541,309 km Difference is -67051 <<== 2589 km/hour at 10.0 on 7/5
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,608,360 km Difference is -66470 <<== 2680 km/hour at 8.1 on 7/4
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,674,830 km Difference is -60825 <<== 2777 km/hour at 7.3 on 7/3

Reference object: Galaxy PGC 1124920 RA: 00h 21m above path

Note: theskylive.com web site dramatically increased the rate of descent toward the Sun around transition from 23 hours 59 minutes to 00 hours 1 minute.
After four days, the web site computation appears to be returning to normal.. The rate of progress toward the Sun should be decreasing.

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 457 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 457 is Wednesday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

Month 17 of 24: << There are 28 days in Month 17. Fifth month of Q3

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#679 2020-07-05 10:11:03

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Nearly 2/3 the way around the orbital path.
We are still pinning hope of Nasa huge rocket and Space x BFR/Starship combination rather than building on the success of Dragon/Falcon 9 plus the heavy launch system to make the first steps to the moon and then with orbital build onward to mars.
We really do not need to go beyond that when you use the Habitat spaces and many other things borrowed in design from the ISS current state to build that ship for Mars.
The gateway to the moon is just a smaller version of what is needed for Mars.
We recently mark an Important holiday for the US but we need to start making those holidays be about Mars if we are to leave behind the problems one day.
Mars seems so far off when we allow others to pay for the ships and systems that do not target man getting there but something else as the priority.

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#680 2020-07-06 07:05:21

tahanson43206
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Posts: 3,070

Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 233.0 Sol Number: 458  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 232.4    Previous Sol: 457

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,483,381 km Difference is -57928 <<== 2519 km/hour at 9.0 on 7/6
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,541,309 km Difference is -67051 <<== 2589 km/hour at 10.0 on 7/5
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,608,360 km Difference is -66470 <<== 2680 km/hour at 8.1 on 7/4

Reference object: Star TYC 4665-468-1 Magnitude 12.14 just above path

Note: theskylive.com web site dramatically increased the rate of descent toward the Sun around transition from 23 hours 59 minutes to 00 hours 1 minute.
After four days, the web site computation appears to be returning to normal.. The rate of progress toward the Sun should be decreasing.

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 458 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 458 is Thursday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

Month 17 of 24: << There are 28 days in Month 17. Fifth month of Q3

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#681 2020-07-07 06:56:08

tahanson43206
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Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 3,070

Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 233.6 Sol Number: 459  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 233.0    Previous Sol: 458

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,425,495 km Difference is -57886 <<== 2422 km/hour at 8.9 on 7/7
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,483,381 km Difference is -57928 <<== 2519 km/hour at 9.0 on 7/6
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,541,309 km Difference is -67051 <<== 2589 km/hour at 10.0 on 7/5

Reference object: Galaxy PGC 1136367 RA 00h 26m in path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 459 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 459 is Friday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

Month 17 of 24: << There are 28 days in Month 17. Fifth month of Q3

Last edited by tahanson43206 (2020-07-08 06:46:33)

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#682 2020-07-07 07:03:39

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

This is for SpaceNut re events on Mars .... the daily report shows that the rate of approach to the Sun by Mars is decreasing.  Meanwhile the rate of movement along the orbit remains high, in the range of .6 to .7.  These reports are consistent with the approach of Summer on Mars, and indeed, it appears that the Curiosity rover has been prepared to begin a new 1 mile trek of exploration.

Per Google:

The rover is still operational, and as of July 7, 2020, Curiosity has been on the planet Mars for 2815 sols (2892 total days) since landing on August 6th, 2012. (See current status.)

If you find the story about the new mission, I'd appreciate your posting it.  I saw it yesterday but didn't record it, and couldn't find it this morning.

(th)

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#683 2020-07-07 07:52:48

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Curiosity Mars Rover's Summer Road Trip NEWS  | July 6, 2020

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Curiosity Mars Rover's Summer Road Trip Has Begun

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#684 2020-07-08 06:52:29

tahanson43206
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Posts: 3,070

Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 234.3 Sol Number: 460  Change is +.7 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 233.6    Previous Sol: 459

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,369,452 km Difference is -56043 <<== 2335 km/hour at 8.9 on 7/8
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,425,495 km Difference is -57886 <<== 2422 km/hour at 8.9 on 7/7
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,483,381 km Difference is -57928 <<== 2519 km/hour at 9.0 on 7/6

Reference object: Star TYC 4665-1149-1 Magnitude 11.64 in path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 460 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 460 is Saturday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

Month 17 of 24: << There are 28 days in Month 17. Fifth month of Q3

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#685 2020-07-09 07:30:59

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Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 3,070

Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 234.9 Sol Number: 461  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 234,3    Previous Sol: 460

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,313,991 km Difference is -55461 <<== 2255 km/hour at 9.5 on 7/9
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,369,452 km Difference is -56043 <<== 2335 km/hour at 8.9 on 7/8
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,425,495 km Difference is -57886 <<== 2422 km/hour at 8.9 on 7/7

Reference object: Star HIP 2333 Magnitude 7.73 above path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 461 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 461 is Sunday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

Month 17 of 24: << There are 28 days in Month 17. Fifth month of Q3

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#686 2020-07-10 07:24:26

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 235.5 Sol Number: 462  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 234.9    Previous Sol: 461

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,262,295 km Difference is -51696 <<== 2163 km/hour at 9.4 on 7/10
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,313,991 km Difference is -55461 <<== 2255 km/hour at 9.5 on 7/9
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,369,452 km Difference is -56043 <<== 2335 km/hour at 8.9 on 7/8

Reference object: Galaxy PGC 1151315 RA 32m in path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 462 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 462 is Monday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

Month 17 of 24: << There are 28 days in Month 17. Fifth month of Q3

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#687 2020-07-11 08:01:27

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 236.2 Sol Number: 463  Change is +.7 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 235.5    Previous Sol: 462

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,211,117 km Difference is -51178 <<== 2080 km/hour at 10.0 on 7/11
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,262,295 km Difference is -51696 <<== 2163 km/hour at 9.4 on 7/10
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,313,991 km Difference is -55461 <<== 2255 km/hour at 9.5 on 7/9

Reference object: Galaxy PGC 2080 RA 34m Below path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 463 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 463 is Tuesday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

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#688 2020-07-12 07:56:13

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 236.8 Sol Number: 464  Change is +.7 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 236.2    Previous Sol: 463

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,163,505 km Difference is -47612 <<== 1992 km/hour at 9.9 on 7/12
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,211,117 km Difference is -51178 <<== 2080 km/hour at 10.0 on 7/11
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,262,295 km Difference is -51696 <<== 2163 km/hour at 9.4 on 7/10

Reference object: Galaxy PGC 1160845 RA 36m in path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 464 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 464 is Wednesday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

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#689 2020-07-13 07:00:40

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 237.4 Sol Number: 465  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 236.8    Previous Sol: 464

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,119,563 km Difference is -43942 <<== 1902 km/hour at 9.0 on 7/13
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,163,505 km Difference is -47612 <<== 1992 km/hour at 9.9 on 7/12
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,211,117 km Difference is -51178 <<== 2080 km/hour at 10.0 on 7/11

Reference object: Star TYC 10-467-1 Magnitude 11.24 in path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 465 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 465 is Thursday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

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#690 2020-07-14 07:13:22

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 238.0 Sol Number: 466  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 237.4    Previous Sol: 465

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,075,546 km Difference is -44017 <<== 1819 km/hour at 9.2 on 7/14
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,119,563 km Difference is -43942 <<== 1902 km/hour at 9.0 on 7/13
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,163,505 km Difference is -47612 <<== 1992 km/hour at 9.9 on 7/12

Reference object: Galaxy PGC 1170899 RA 40 m 47.6s in path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 466 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 466 is Friday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

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#691 2020-07-15 07:27:02

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 238.7 Sol Number: 467  Change is +.7 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 238.0    Previous Sol: 466

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,033,619 km Difference is -41927 <<== 1731 km/hour at 9.4 on 7/15
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,075,546 km Difference is -44017 <<== 1819 km/hour at 9.2 on 7/14
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,119,563 km Difference is -43942 <<== 1902 km/hour at 9.0 on 7/13

Reference object: Star HIP 3355 Magnitude 8.69 just below path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 467 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 467 is Saturday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

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#692 2020-07-16 07:03:17

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 239.3 Sol Number: 468  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 238.7    Previous Sol: 467

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,994,856 km Difference is -38763 <<== 1642 km/hour at 9.0 on 7/16
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,033,619 km Difference is -41927 <<== 1731 km/hour at 9.4 on 7/15
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,075,546 km Difference is -44017 <<== 1819 km/hour at 9.2 on 7/14

Reference object: Galaxy PGC 1184144 RA 44m Above path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 468 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 468 is Sunday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 8
Solar Longitude: 239.9 Sol Number: 469  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 239.3    Previous Sol: 468

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,960,616 km Difference is -34263 <<== 1557 km/hour at 7.0 on 7/17
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,994,856 km Difference is -38763 <<== 1642 km/hour at 9.0 on 7/16
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   207,033,619 km Difference is -41927 <<== 1731 km/hour at 9.4 on 7/15

Reference object: Galaxy PGC 1187082 RA 46m in path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 469 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 469 is Monday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

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#694 2020-07-18 06:54:02

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 9 <<== Note change of astronomical month
Solar Longitude: 240.6 Sol Number: 470  Change is +.7 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 239.9    Previous Sol: 469

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,922,610 km Difference is -38006 <<== 1467 km/hour at 8.9 on 7/18
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,960,616 km Difference is -34263 <<== 1557 km/hour at 7.0 on 7/17
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,994,856 km Difference is -38763 <<== 1642 km/hour at 9.0 on 7/16

Reference object: Galaxy PGC 2859 RA 48 minutes in path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 470 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 470 is Tuesday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

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#695 2020-07-19 05:37:32

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 9
Solar Longitude: 241.2 Sol Number: 471  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 230.6    Previous Sol: 470

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,891,285 km Difference is -31325 <<== 1380 km/hour at 7.6 on 7/19
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,922,610 km Difference is -38006 <<== 1467 km/hour at 8.9 on 7/18
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,960,616 km Difference is -34263 <<== 1557 km/hour at 7.0 on 7/17

Reference object: Star TYC 12-401-1 Magnitude 11.56 just above path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 471 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 471 is Wednesday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

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#696 2020-07-20 06:36:57

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

On Earth, today is the 51st anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 9
Solar Longitude: 241.8 Sol Number: 472  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 231.2    Previous Sol: 471

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,859,015 km Difference is -32270 <<== 1296 km/hour at 8.5 on 7/20
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,891,285 km Difference is -31325 <<== 1380 km/hour at 7.6 on 7/19
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,922,610 km Difference is -38006 <<== 1467 km/hour at 8.9 on 7/18

Reference object: Star TYC 12-239-1 Magnitude 12.42 just above path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 472 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 17
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 472 is Thursday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

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#697 2020-07-21 06:43:49

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 9
Solar Longitude: 242.5 Sol Number: 473  Change is +.7 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 231.8    Previous Sol: 472

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,830,000 km Difference is -29015 <<== 1199 km/hour at 8.7 on 7/21
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,859,015 km Difference is -32270 <<== 1296 km/hour at 8.5 on 7/20
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,891,285 km Difference is -31325 <<== 1380 km/hour at 7.6 on 7/19

Reference object: Star TYC 12-976-1 Magnitude 10.82 in path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 473 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 17
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 473 is Friday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

Month 17 of 24: << There are 28 days in Month 17. Fifth month of Q3

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#698 2020-07-22 06:48:10

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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 9
Solar Longitude: 243.1 Sol Number: 474  Change is +.7 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 242.5    Previous Sol: 473

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,803,278 km Difference is -26722 <<== 1113 km/hour at 8.7 on 7/22
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,830,000 km Difference is -29015 <<== 1199 km/hour at 8.7 on 7/21
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,859,015 km Difference is -32270 <<== 1296 km/hour at 8.5 on 7/20

Reference object: Star TYC 12-976-1 Magnitude 10.82 just above path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 474 is in Month 17 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 17 extends from Sol 447 through 474. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 17
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 474 is Saturday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.  <<== This is the last day of Month 17

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

Month 17 of 24: << There are 28 days in Month 17. Fifth month of Q3

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#699 2020-07-23 08:05:35

tahanson43206
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Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 3,070

Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 9
Solar Longitude: 243.7 Sol Number: 475  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 243.1    Previous Sol: 474

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,777,480 km Difference is -25798 <<== 1016 km/hour at 10.1 on 7/23
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,803,278 km Difference is -26722 <<== 1113 km/hour at 8.7 on 7/22
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,830,000 km Difference is -29015 <<== 1199 km/hour at 8.7 on 7/21

Reference object: Star TYC 12-612-1 Magnitude 12.26 just above path

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Sol 475 is in Month 18 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 18 extends from Sol 475 through 501. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 27 days in Month 18
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 475 is Sunday in the Proposed calendar for Mars.  <<== This is the first day of Month 18

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

Month 18 of 24: Last month of Quarter 3 << There are 27 days in Month 18

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#700 2020-07-24 04:55:24

tahanson43206
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Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 3,070

Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

Today on Mars:  <<-- Days of the week are out of alignment with those on Earth due to the longer Martian Day. September 2020 next alignment estimate.

Per http://www-mars.lmd.jussieu.fr/mars/tim … _time.html

Martian Year: 35        Martian Month in 12 month format: 9
Solar Longitude: 244.4 Sol Number: 476  Change is +.7 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 243.7    Previous Sol: 475

Note that Solar Longitude measurement varies as a function of location in orbit. 

Note#2: https://theskylive.com/mars-tracker  This web site shows the astronomical position of Mars.
Note: The difference in kilometers shown below is NOT computed at the same time every Earth day.
Minus prefix means Mars is approaching the Sun.

Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,758,078 km Difference is -19402 <<==  937 km/hour at 6.8 on 7/24
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,777,480 km Difference is -25798 <<== 1016 km/hour at 10.1 on 7/23
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by theskylive.com as:   206,803,278 km Difference is -26722 <<== 1113 km/hour at 8.7 on 7/22

Reference object: Star TYC 12-486-1 Magnitude 12.42 way above path and even with Mars on 2020/07/24 at 6:49 EST

This web site may show an online model of the solar system: www.solarsystemscope.com  It requires Chrome 57, Firefox 52 or Safari 10.1

Edit#1 on 2020/07/24: Mars is rapidly approaching perihelion.  The web site above shows the position of Mars as it moves along its orbit. Meanwhile, the notes recorded from the LiveSky site show that the rate of approach of Mars to the Sun is decreasing, and the French web site shows that Mars is moving rapidly along its orbit.

August 3, 2020
Mars' perihelion is a once-in-two-Earth-years event. Mars came to perihelion last on October 29, 2016. Its next perihelion will be August 3, 2020. None of the planets have exactly circular orbits, but most, like Earth, have orbits around the sun that are nearly circular.Sep 16, 2018

Per Google from: earthsky.org › mars-perihelion-closest-to-sun

Sol 476 is in Month 18 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 18 extends from Sol 475 through 501. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 27 days in Month 18
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 476 is Monday in the Proposed calendar for Mars. 

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in August on Earth. A Skip Day occurs when the longer Mars Sol reaches 24 Earth hours.
For those who may be following this proposed calendar closely, there exists a "feature" I had not anticipated.
Days of the week fall behind Earth due to the longer Sol, but they gain when Friday is omitted at the end of a Quarter

For current weather on Mars at Insight location, see:
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/weather/

Per SpaceNut: Here is another web page by NASA containing the latest news releases

https://mars.nasa.gov/news/?page=0&per_ … ope=Latest

All forum members are invited to post significant events for this day.
Events of interest will be ON Mars, or relate to Mars. Examples are launches, landings, discoveries

Recruiting text may be found in this post:  http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257

Month 18 of 24: Last month of Quarter 3 << There are 27 days in Month 18

Last edited by tahanson43206 (2020-07-24 09:59:16)

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