From 2012, what Mars retrograde looked like in the night sky

Transit of Mars2012Tezel

Photo credit to Tunc Tezel.

More info from this 2014 blog post on the astronomical bits about retrograde motion.  Remember the blog post is from 2014 and is based in Texas.

Yes, Mars does this retrograde dance every 2 years. One of the repetitive astrological cycles which is interesting to see happen.