Twin City Amateur Astronomers

Mars & the Events of 2020

When 4/25/2020 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where Sugar Grove Nature Center
Description Mars makes its closest approach to Earth every 780 days (1.9 years). The next closest approach will occur on October 13th, 2020 when it appears opposite the sun in the sky. Prepare now to observe Mars as it moves rapidly eastward among the stars of the zodiac, brightening all the while, and then suddenly executing an impressive 13-degree-long retrograde zigzag!
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