Mars is Leaving!

  Bid a fond farewell to Mars
on October 1, 2003
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Closest Approach: 34,646,420 on Aug. 27 5:51
Mars. July 2003. Emory Observatory

Mars made its closest approach to Earth in nearly 60,000 years on August 27 at 5:51 AM. Now, it's time to say farewell as it slowly moves farther away. If you missed our "Mars is Coming" events, it's not too late to visit our facility and take one more up-close look at the peach planet.
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