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calendar on August 27th, Mars will be seen MUCH bigger than normal.
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MARK AUGUST 27th ON YOUR CALDENDAR

MARS WILL APPEAR AS BIG AS THE MOON!

FIRST TIME IN AT LEAST 5,000 YEARS!


Never again in your lifetime will the Red Planet be so spectacular!

This month and next, Earth is catching up with Mars, an encounter that
will culminate in the closest approach between the two planets in recorded
history. The next time Mars may come this close is in 2287. Due to the way
Jupiter's gravity tugs on Mars and perturbs its orbit, astronomers can
only be certain that Mars has not come this close to Earth in the last 5,000
years but it may be as long as 60,000 years.

On August 27, Mars will come within 34,649,589 miles and will be (next to
the moon) the brightest object in the night sky. It will attain a
magnitude of -2.9 and will appear 25.11 arc seconds wide. At a modest
75-power magnification Mars will look as large as the full moon to the
naked eye. Mars will be easy to spot. At the beginning of August, Mars
will rise in the east at 10 p.m. and reach its azimuth at about 3 a.m. But
by the end of August when the two planets are closest, Mars will rise at
nightfall and reach its highest point in the sky at 12:30 a.m. That's
pretty convenient when it comes to seeing something that no human has seen
in recorded history. So mark your calendar at the beginning of August to
see Mars grow progressively brighter and brighter throughout the month.

Share with your friends, children and grandchildren. No one alive today
will ever see this again!
 
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