Mars Returns! Thomas More College

The heavens have aligned to bring Mars back to prominence in the evening sky. The red planet is currently visible high in the sky just after sunset. For this talk, we will discuss Mars as a planet, detailing features of its surface, atmosphere, and moons. Mars is a planet of extremes, featuring the largest known volcano in the Solar System, Olympus Mons, and an enormous canyon, Valles Marineris. We will discuss these interesting facts and phenomenon and Dr. Wes Ryle will be more than happy to answer your questions along the way.
Join us afterward for an up-close look at the heavens, including Mars, with telescopes at The Bank of Kentucky Observatory (weather permitting).