The planet Mars

Image of Mars
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From Newark (click to change), Mars is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 7° above the horizon at dusk.

Name Mars
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Taurus
Brightness (V):Mag 1.7
Right Ascension:05h24m
Declination:+24°00'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:1.52 AU
Eccentricity:0.093298
Inclination:1.85°
Longitude ascending node:49.60°
Argument of perihelion:286.34°
Epoch of elements:14 January 1985
Mean Anomaly at epoch:-324.07°
Source: Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.38 AU
Aphelion:1.67 AU
Orbital period:1.88 years

Newark

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40.74°N
74.17°W
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