“The look of mars from moon”
The rare event of disappearance and reappearance of a body behind another body is called as an “occultation” .
The occultation of the moon and planets take place twice a year.
This is an occultation of the moon and the mars taken on 17th of April 2021 .
The mars disappeared behind the moon for around 153 minutes from 5:05 pm to 7:38 pm by Indian standard time .
Since the mars moved behind the moon at 5 pm it cannot be observed due to sun .
This event was observed from parts of Southern Africa (Not South Africa !!!) and from India .
Equipment - Orion xt8 dobsonian telescope
Orion 25mm eyepiece
Camera - IPhone 11
Edited through inbuilt applications in iPhone
Funfact-The mars is 450x smaller than the moon and 750x more far than the moon in the night sky!!!