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Mars library

  1. 1. Mars, The Universe, &The Best Images of NASA Robert Nemiroff
  2. 2. Mars - The Red Planet• Rocky red planet next out from the Sun• Smaller, colder, dryer than Earth• Martians have not invaded Earth in modern times – But perhaps in ancient times (controversial) – Earthlings continue to invade Mars• August 28th Mars closer than in nearly 60,000 yrs – ~1000 MTUers there to see it – public awareness event (discovery-free zone)
  3. 3. Top 10 MarsPictures of All Time*
  4. 4. Name This Martian Robot
  5. 5. Pictured: An Ancient Martian?
  6. 6. Mars Engulfed
  7. 7. Unusual Gullies and Channels on Mars
  8. 8. Phobos: Doomed Moon of Mars
  9. 9. A Face On Mars
  10. 10. Slightly Above Mars Pathfinder
  11. 11. Valles Marineris: The Grand Canyon of Mars
  12. 12. Top 5 NASA Images* *Yes, it’s subjective!
  13. 13. STS-1: First Shuttle Launch
  14. 14. M16: Stars from Eagles EGGs
  15. 15. Earth Rise
  16. 16. Top Five Space Images* ** ** to appear on theAstronomy Picture of the Day website
  17. 17. WMAP Resolves the Universe
  18. 18. Earth at Night
  19. 19. M31: The Andromeda Galaxy
  20. 20. A Twisted Solar Eruptive Prominence
  21. 21. Inside the Eagle Nebula
  22. 22. Most of these images can be found here:
  23. 23. Image Credits• Top Mars: All NASA• Top NASA: All NASA (no joke!)• Top APOD: – Earth at Night: DMSP Satellites – Microwave Background: WMAP, NASA – Sun: SOHO, NASA – Andromeda Galaxy: © Robert Gendler – Eagle Nebula: © AURA, NOAO, NSF
  24. 24. Postscripts• The Astronomy Picture of the Day website is available online at http://apod.nasa.gov/.• The Universe: 365 Days book is available at most bookstores including B. Dalton’s at the Copper Country Mall.• Support the Van Pelt Library: Join the Friends of the Library!

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