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Information about Mars for 05 October. 2020 0:00:00 Location Chicago.

(Julian day number 2459127.70833)

 

Local Information

 

Apparent topocentric coordinates for the epoch of date:

 

Right ascension: 1h 33m 28.86s

Declination: +5 59' 0.5"

Constellation: Pisces

 

Altitude: 49 17' 8"

Azimuth: 145 44' 2"

 

Rise: 18h 58m 10s

Transit: 1h 26m 24s

Set: 7h 49m 36s

 

Star atlas chart numbers:

 

Herald-Bobroff Astroatlas, Chart C-56

Millennium Star Atlas, Charts 241-242 (Vol I)

Sky Atlas 2000.0, Chart 10

Uranometria 2000 Chart 173, Vol 1

 

Geocentric Information

 

Apparent geocentric coordinates for the epoch of date:

 

Right ascension: 1h 33m 28.471s

Declination: +5 59' 12.93"

 

True distance: 0.4150639 AU (62 million km)

Horizontal parallax: 21.19"

 

Heliocentric Information

 

Ecliptic coordinates for the epoch of date:

 

Ecliptic longitude: 15 45' 50.8"

Ecliptic latitude: -1 1' 59.5"

Radius vector: 1.4086580 AU (211 million km)

 

Physical Information

 

Magnitude: -2.6

 

Phase: 0.995

Phase angle: 8.5

Elongation: 168.0

 

Diameter: 22.55"

 

Light time: 0h 3m 27.1s

 

Center of disk at long 324.2, lat -19.3

 

Position angle of the North Pole: 324.5

Position angle of the bright limb: 85.4

 

The South Pole is tilted towards the Earth

The South Pole is sunlit

 

Mass: 6.4191e+023 kg (0.1074 x Earth)

Mean equatorial radius: 3397 km (0.5326 x Earth)

Maximum angular diameter: 17.9"

Minimum geocentric distance: 0.524 AU

Geometric flattening: 0.006476

Sidereal rotation period: 1d 0h 37m 23s

Mean density: 3.94 g/cm^3

Geometric albedo: 0.150

 

 

 

(After this date no Information on

Astronomical phenomena is obtainable due to changes in orbital status.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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