JPL: Mars Makes Closest Approach to Earth in 17 Years

first_img Top of the News 55 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Rendering of Sun, Earth, and Mars via NASASkywatchers will be treated to their closest view of Mars in 17 years on Tuesday night, according to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.The Red Planet will be seen hanging low in the southern sky as it reaches “opposition,” meaning the Sun and Mars are on opposite sides of the Earth, according to JPL.Oppositions take place roughly every two years or so, NASA said in a written statement. “But because planetary orbits are elliptical, not all oppositions are the same.”Only once every 15 years Mars reaches its point of opposition — the closest point in its orbit to Earth — at the same time it reaches its closest point to the sun, or its perihelion, according to NASA. And that celestial coincidence takes place Tuesday night.The last time Mars was this close to Earth, and even a bit closer, was in 2003, NASA officials said.Mars opposition coinciding with perihelion will next occur in 2035.While Mars reaches its closest point to Earth Tuesday night, it will continue to appear prominently in the southern night sky for weeks to come.More information is available online at jpl.nasa.gov/edu/events/2020/10/13/mars-rises-and-sets-opposite-the-sun and at https://mars.nasa.gov/all-about-mars/night-sky/opposition/ Business News Community News CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Science and Technology JPL: Mars Makes Closest Approach to Earth in 17 Years By BRIAN DAY Published on Monday, October 12, 2020 | 5:19 pm Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website center_img faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Subscribe Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week HerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Signs Your Perfectionism Has Gotten Out Of ControlHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyRobert Irwin Recreates His Father’s Iconic PhotosHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Celebrities People Don’t Love AnymoreHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Wear Just Anything If You’re The President’s DaughterHerbeautyHerbeauty EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stuff Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Three new Gardai appointed to Donegal Roads Policing Unit

first_img Pinterest Three new Gardai appointed to Donegal Roads Policing Unit By News Highland – May 1, 2018 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitter Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 Facebook Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Harps come back to win in Waterford Google+center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Homepage BannerNews Previous articleMan arrested over disappearance of woman in Sligo releasedNext articleQuestions asked over lack of progress on Carndonagh business watch group News Highland WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterest Out of 87 new Garda Members appointed to Roads Policing Units throughout the country, three have been appointed to Donegal.The Garda Traffic Corps has undergone an internal examination and evaluation of their roles and functions with a view to improving their service to the community and their contribution to Road Safety.As part of this work the Traffic Corps will in future be known as Roads Policing.The newly selected members will be deployed throughout Dublin and the rest of the country with a view of strengthening existing Roads Policing Units and in certain instances creating new units within Divisions.Swinford in Mayo sees a new unit established with a Sergeant and 5 Gardaí appointed and Tipperary see’s their units also increase by 6 Gardaí while Clare will get an additional 1 Sergeant and 4 Gardaí. WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebooklast_img read more

Weber State Women’s Golf Posts 23rd Best GPA Nationally

first_imgJuly 16, 2018 /Sports News – Local Weber State Women’s Golf Posts 23rd Best GPA Nationally Tags: Arizona State/Arkansas State/Cincinnati/Denver/East Carolina/Nebraska-Omaha/Rutgers/Seattle U./South Carolina/Stanford/Weber State Women’s Golf FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailOGDEN, Utah-Monday, on a busy day for Weber State athletics, the women’s golf squad found their place in the sun as they earned the 23rd best GPA nationally in Division I per a statement from weberstatesports.com.The 11-player roster amassed a collective GPA of 3.691, placing them 23rd on the 2017-18 All-Scholar Team GPA Award list released by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.This list annually recognizes the women’s collegiate golf programs with the highest collective team GPA.This includes all of the team’s student-athletes for the 2017-18 season.The top team GPA award was won by the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks of the Summit League who netted a 3.949 GPA.Rounding out the Top 10 were the Arkansas State Red Wolves, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, the East Carolina Pirates, the Arizona State Sun Devils, the Seattle U. Redhawks, the Cincinnati Bearcats, the South Carolina Gamecocks, the Denver Pioneers and the Stanford Cardinal. Brad James Written bylast_img read more