‘Greeley Haven’ is Winter Workplace for Mars Rover – NASA


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'Greeley Haven' is Winter Workplace for Mars Rover
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For several months of shortened daylight before and after the southern Mars winter solstice on March 30, 2012, the sun will pass relatively low in the northern sky from the rover's perspective, and Opportunity will work on the north-facing slope.
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‘Greeley Haven’ is Winter Workplace for Mars Rover – Jet Propulsion Laboratory


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'Greeley Haven' is Winter Workplace for Mars Rover
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
For several months of shortened daylight before and after the southern Mars winter solstice on March 30, 2012, the sun will pass relatively low in the northern sky from the rover's perspective, and Opportunity will work on the north-facing slope.
Mars rover seeks perfect suntan spot to survive winterRegister

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The Riptide Reader: Destruction of The World – my.hsj.org


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The Riptide Reader: Destruction of The World
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The current Great Cycle, as the Mayans called it, is set to end on the winter solstice. On the Winter Solstice, the sun will be aligned with the center of the Milky Way for the first time in about 26000 years. This special alignment means that the
End of the world? Mayan doomsday the latest hoaxMiamiHerald.com
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Earth comes closest to Sun on Jan 5 – TruthDive


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Earth comes closest to Sun on Jan 5
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moving about a kilometre per second faster than when Earth is farthest from the sun in early July. Thus the Northern Hemisphere winter (Southern Hemisphere summer) is the shortest season as Earth rushes from the winter solstice in December to March.
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Not So Apocalypto: What the Mayan Calendar Tells Us About Latin America in 2012 – San Francisco Luxury News


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Not So Apocalypto: What the Mayan Calendar Tells Us About Latin America in 2012
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According to scholars, the fact the Mayan calendar ends by the winter solstice of 2012 is not an omen of the apocalypse, but a rather savvy political move by an ancient monarch. To that end, Global Spin offers its predictions for Latin American