Notes for Captain Star Log August 07, 2003 (date based on old Earth Solar-Lunar Calendar ... to convert to new star date based on Jupiter-Sun Center of Mass Coordinate System Calendar ... send two box tops from your favorite cereal and 50 old Earth Cents to receive your "official captains log date conversion cube")


ONCE AGAIN YOUR WEEKLY DOSE OF X-RAYS AND BELOW THAT A WALL OF PROTONS HIT ON JULY 26 AND 27 ... REMEMBER THE WEATHER (IF NOT REVIEW THE NOTES AND RADIO SHOW AT THAT TIME WHEN ESPECIALLY ARIZONA TOOK THE BRUNT OF THAT HIT WITH LARGE SCALE POWER OUTAGES AND SEVERE STORMS / INDIA ALSO TOOK IT PRETTY HARD AS DID ANTARCTICA)


Mars south polar cap (top photo by amateur astronomer Thomas Williamson taken with 8" telescope ... PRETTY COOL THOMAS     looks like he can do more with an 8 inch scope than nasa can do with the hubble)

below is a map of martian south polar region ("courtesy" of nasa)

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