Drawn to the Universe – JANUARY 2012 – Motion of Mars – Peter Grego

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Article by Peter Grego

Subject: Motion of Mars
Issue: January 2012 Astronomy Now
Basic Media: Graphite on white stock
Featured Technique: Tracking Mars’ motion across the stars
Suggested Sketching Materials:
  • Printer and white paper (to print observing blanks from your planetarium program)
  • Pencil (2B to plot Mars on the observing blank)
  • Scanner and graphics software (to combine your observations and enhance them)