Observing Mars - Astronomy Project
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Observing Mars

Mars from earth
Mars from Earth

You can see Mars for yourself in the sky at night, without a telescope or binoculars. Look for a bright, reddish star. It works better to look pretty late at night, usually.

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Bibliography and further reading about planets:

Planets
Stars
Space
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Professor Carr

Karen Eva Carr, PhD.
Assoc. Professor Emerita, History
Portland State University

Professor Carr holds a B.A. with high honors from Cornell University in classics and archaeology, and her M.A. and PhD. from the University of Michigan in Classical Art and Archaeology. She has excavated in Scotland, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and Tunisia, and she has been teaching history to university students for a very long time.

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