What’s in the sky: Mars lander, a comet, a meteor shower

What’s in the sky: Mars lander, a comet, a meteor shower

This composite image made available by NASA on Dec. 11 shows the InSight lander on the surface of Mars. The InSight lander used the camera on its long robotic arm to snap a series of pictures assembled into a selfie.
Useful links

Mars Landings: https://bit.ly/2FZt359
Comet 46P/Wirtanen: https://bit.ly/2PnaSFN
Astronomy picture of the day: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod
An astronomer’s forecast for Durango: https://bit.ly/2eXWa64
Old Fort Lewis Observatory: www.fortlewis.edu/observatory
Four Corners Stargazers:
https://bit.ly/2eUqRJXhttps://bit.ly/2iGQPTbhttps://bit.ly/2igOSMc

What’s in the sky: Mars lander, a comet, a meteor shower

This composite image made available by NASA on Dec. 11 shows the InSight lander on the surface of Mars. The InSight lander used the camera on its long robotic arm to snap a series of pictures assembled into a selfie.