Mars Closest Approach:
Wednesday, August 27, 2003 at 5:51 A.M.
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Closest Approach: 34,646,420 on Aug. 27 5:51
Mars. July 2003. Emory Observatory

The planet Mars will be closer to earth on August 27th than it has been in all of human history. It has not been this near for the last 59,000 years. Its peach-colored sphere is glowing in the night sky more brightly than ever seen by humans on earth.

Join the Physics Department in celebrating this special event!

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