Planetary

A Jupiter Observing Guide – by John W. McAnally, S&T article

The Institut de Mécanique Céléste et de Calcul des Ephémérides – national ephemeris, research in astrometry and planetology

Mars A.L.P.O. Albedo Map – by Carlos E. Hernandez and Daniel M. Troiani

Mars Map CatalogLPI – Map Series by the Lunar and Planetary Institute

Mars Previewer II – Freeware Mars Mapping by Leandro Rios from Sky and Telescope

Observing the Planet Mars – by Jeffrey D. Beish

WinJUPOS 9.1.8 – Database for Object Positions on Planets and the Sun by Grischa Hahn

Advertisements

~ by Erika Rix on February 7, 2011.

One Response to “Planetary”

  1. […] I had to nudge the scope time and time again to let Mars slowly drift through my FOV before slight variances in albedo became apparent. It was nearly impossible for me to match them up with labeling programs such as Mars Previewer II or my Mars Globe app on my iPad because the two views on those programs were a little off from each other even though I checked the date, time and location several times. In the end, I went with Mars Previewer II since I’ve been using that program the longest. Helpful resources for Mars […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s