Tonight, Mars will reach its closest point to Earth in over 4 years. Slooh will present this event in real time with coverage starting at 7 PM PDT / 10 PM EDT / 02 UTC (4/15) (International Times) from Slooh’s telescopes off the west coast of Africa in the Canary Islands. Viewers can watch free on Slooh.com or by downloading the Slooh iPad app. The live image stream will be hosted by Slooh Observatory Director Paul Cox and Slooh astronomer Bob Berman, who will be reporting live from Prescott Observatory in Prescott, Arizona. Robert Manning, the Chief Engineer for the Low Density Supersonic Decelerator Project at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will also join the show as a guest expert on Mars exploration. Viewers can ask questions during the show by using hashtag #Slooh.
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Monday, April 14th
Mars Coverage Starts 7 PM PDT / 10 PM EDT / 02 UTC (4/15)
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