Port Stanley Planets - see for yourself!

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Port Stanley Planets - see for yourself!

Post by darmstrong » September 3rd, 2018, 3:32 pm

Worth the drive to Port Stanley. You can see Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, and Venus strung out across the ecliptic. Arcturus is visible at top right.

Mars far left; distance = about 67 million kilometers

Saturn above #2 lifeguard tower; distance = 1440 million kilometers

Jupiter to the right, above the tent on the beach; distance = 850 million kilometers

Venus far right, low; distance = about 86 million kilometers

Arcturus, top right; distance = 37 light years
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Four planets at Port Stanley

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Re: Port Stanley Planets - see for yourself!

Post by HenryL » September 13th, 2018, 3:05 pm

Dale, that was a very worthwhile project that was well thought out.

Just an awesome image!

Congrats.

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