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#626 2020-05-21 06:53:55

tahanson43206
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Posts: 2,591

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: 7
Solar Longitude: 204.6  Sol Number: 413  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 204.0    Previous Sol: 412

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.
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by this web site in kilometers: 212,196,944 km Difference -129797
Previous distance of Mars from the Sun in the previous report in km:  212,326,741 km Difference -154918
Reference star: TYC 5814-150-1 Magnitude 11.90

Sol 413 is in Month 15 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 15 extends from Sol 391 through 418. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 15
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 413 is Monday in the Proposed calendar for Mars. <<== This was a Skip Day! 24 hours have accumulated since April 4th.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in June 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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#627 2020-05-22 05:13:53

tahanson43206
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Posts: 2,591

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: 7
Solar Longitude: 205.2  Sol Number: 414  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 204.6    Previous Sol: 413

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.
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by this web site in kilometers:  212,066,456 km Difference -130488
Previous distance of Mars from the Sun in the previous report in km: 212, 196,944 km Difference -129797
Reference star: Today it's a galaxy: PGC 969828

Sol 414 is in Month 15 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 15 extends from Sol 391 through 418. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 15
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 414 is Tuesday in the Proposed calendar for Mars. <<== This was a Skip Day! 24 hours have accumulated since April 4th.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in June 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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#628 2020-05-23 07:18:28

tahanson43206
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Posts: 2,591

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: 7
Solar Longitude: 205.8  Sol Number: 415  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 205.2    Previous Sol: 414

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.
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by this web site in kilometers:  211,915,683 km Difference -150773
Previous distance of Mars from the Sun in the previous report in km: 212,066,456 km Difference -130488
Reference star: Today it's a galaxy: PGC 972603

Sol 415 is in Month 15 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 15 extends from Sol 391 through 418. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 15
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 415 is Wednesday in the Proposed calendar for Mars. <<== This was a Skip Day! 24 hours have accumulated since April 4th.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in June 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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#629 2020-05-24 03:44:36

tahanson43206
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Posts: 2,591

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: 7
Solar Longitude: 206.4  Sol Number: 416  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 205.8    Previous Sol: 415

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.
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by this web site in kilometers:  211,798,861 km Difference -116822
Previous distance of Mars from the Sun in the previous report in km: 211,915,683 km Difference -150773
Reference star: Today it's a galaxy: PGC 975305

Sol 416 is in Month 15 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 15 extends from Sol 391 through 418. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 15
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 416 is Thursday in the Proposed calendar for Mars. <<== This was a Skip Day! 24 hours have accumulated since April 4th.

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in June 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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#630 2020-05-24 18:14:31

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

On this day On This Day in Space! May 24, 1962: Scott Carpenter becomes 2nd American in orbit for 3 passes in just under 5 hours.

Carpenter was one of NASA’s first group of astronauts known as the "Mercury Seven." He was the backup pilot for John Glenn, who first orbited Earth three months earlier.

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#631 2020-05-25 06:46:05

tahanson43206
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Re: Martian Calender - I have created a martian calender...

For SpaceNut re #630

Thanks for adding this interesting reminder of Scott Carpenter's flight!

Your post is a reminder for us all that there are already a number of "annual" (Mars style) anniversary opportunities.  The landers that have survived for impressive periods are candidates, but even those whose remains are scattered on the terrain are worth remembering occasionally.

It will take arrival of a new member in this forum, for us to see postings along these lines.

This is an invitation for any forum reader who is not yet a member, but would like to focus upon noting the special days that are slowly accumulating in the 35 Mars Years of serious human physical interaction with the planet. I am not unmindful of astronomical investigations of Mars, but they are (most likely) forever a part of Earth history.

Registration in this forum is not difficult.  However, due to the high volume of spam traffic, please post your first message with text that is meaningful in the topic you have chosen. 

***
SpaceNut ... this may be a good time to remind you of the fund raising opportunity our work here may provide for the Mars Society.

It is becoming increasingly clear (to me at least) that the calendar plan for a business calendar for Mars is practical.  The most propitious time for launch of a new combined Earth/Mars calendar is the well established Earth based calendar market.  Every year as we approach the new year, millions of individuals and businesses place orders for new Terrestrial calendars, so they can have them on the wall on January 1st.

While the Mars New Year will be occurring on February 7, 2021 (according to marsnewyear.com) it will be close enough so that it might provide a bit of extra interest for a Combined Earth/Mars calendar.

What I have in mind is a Mars Calendar with an Earth overlay.  It would be exactly what a Mars business person would want and need for onsite operations which must be coordinated with Earth suppliers and shipment opportunities.

I decided to send a contact form invitation to the folks who sponsor the marsnewyear.com web site, to see if they might be interested in a  joint project.

Proceeds would then be shared between the Mars Society and the educational activities of the marsnewyear.com organization.

(th)

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#632 2020-05-25 06:54:41

tahanson43206
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Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 2,591

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: 7
Solar Longitude: 207.0  Sol Number: 417  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 206.4    Previous Sol: 416

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.
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by this web site in kilometers:  211,644,992 km Difference -153869
Previous distance of Mars from the Sun in the previous report in km: 211,798,861 km Difference -116822
Reference star: TYC 5815-1042-1 Magnitude 11.75

Sol 417 is in Month 15 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 15 extends from Sol 391 through 418. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 15
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 417 is Friday in the Proposed calendar for Mars. <<== this is the last Friday of Month 15

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in June 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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#633 2020-05-26 08:40:28

tahanson43206
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Registered: 2018-04-27
Posts: 2,591

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: 7
Solar Longitude: 207.6  Sol Number: 418  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 207.0    Previous Sol: 417

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.
Distance of Mars from the Sun is given by this web site in kilometers:  211,500,930 km Difference -144062
Previous distance of Mars from the Sun in the previous report in km: 211,644,992 km Difference -153869
Reference star: TYC 5815-1042-1 Magnitude 11.75

Sol 418 is in Month 15 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 15 extends from Sol 391 through 418. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 15
Direct path to source: http://newmars.com/forums/viewtopic.php … 57#p154257
Sol 418 is Saturday in the Proposed calendar for Mars. <<== this is the last day of Month 15

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in June 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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#634 2020-05-27 07:31:16

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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: 7
Solar Longitude: 208.2  Sol Number: 419  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 207.6    Previous Sol: 418

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 this web site in kilometers:  211,374,696 km Difference -126234
Previous distance of Mars from the Sun in the previous report in km: 211,500,930 km Difference -144062
Reference star: TYC 5816-1102-1 Magnitude 11.28

Sol 419 is in Month 16 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 16 extends from Sol 419 through 447. 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 419 is Sunday in the Proposed calendar for Mars. <<== this is the last day of Month 15

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in June 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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#635 2020-05-28 08:21:44

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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: 7
Solar Longitude: 208.8  Sol Number: 420  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 208.2    Previous Sol: 419

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 this web site in kilometers:  211,238,918 km Difference -135778
Previous distance of Mars from the Sun in the previous report in km: 211,374,696 km Difference -126234
Reference galaxy: PGC 987763

Sol 420 is in Month 16 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 16 extends from Sol 419 through 447. 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 420 is Monday in the Proposed calendar for Mars. <<== this is the last day of Month 15

The Next New Year's on Mars will occur when Solar Longitude reaches 360 degrees.
The next Skip Day will occur in June 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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#636 2020-05-28 12:33:36

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

For SpaceNut re Mars Calendar ....

Just FYI ... I'm looking for a publisher who might be interested in a cooperative partnership with the Mars Society to produce a combined Mars/Earth calendar.

https://www.browntrout.com/contacts

I'm working on a business calendar for Mars. There may be an audience for a calendar that combines the Earth traditional calendar with the 24 month designed calendar for Mars. You can evaluate the idea by visiting NewMars forums daily calendar

(th)

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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: 7
Solar Longitude: 209.4  Sol Number: 421  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 208.8    Previous Sol: 420

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 this web site in kilometers:  211,129,180 km Difference -109738
Previous distance of Mars from the Sun in the previous report in km: 211,238,918 km Difference -135778
Reference star: TYC 5813-825-1 Magnitude 10.98

Sol 421 is in Month 16 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 16 extends from Sol 419 through 447. 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 421 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 June 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: 210.0  Sol Number: 422  Change is +.6 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 209.4    Previous Sol: 421

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 this web site in kilometers:  210,984,613 km Difference -144567
Previous distance of Mars from the Sun in the previous report in km: 211,129,180 km Difference -109738
Reference galaxy: PGC 194479

Sol 422 is in Month 16 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 16 extends from Sol 419 through 447. 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 422 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 June 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

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Month 16 of 24: Fourth month of the 3rd Quarter and Second Half

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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: 210.7  Sol Number: 423  Change is +.7 degrees <<== Must average .56+ to complete orbit in 668 Sols

Previous SL: 210.0    Previous Sol: 422

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 this web site in kilometers:  210,860,718 km Difference -123895
Previous distance of Mars from the Sun in the previous report in km: 210,984,613 km Difference -144567
Reference star: TYC 5813-780-1 Magnitude 10.73 Above Mars Path

Sol 423 is in Month 16 of a Proposed 24 month calendar. See Post 19 of Holidays topic for a summary.
Month 16 extends from Sol 419 through 447. See post 82 of Holidays topic for current details. <<== There are 28 days in Month 16
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Sol 423 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 June 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

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Month 16 of 24: Fourth month of the 3rd Quarter and Second Half

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