Mars Closest Approach:
Wednesday, August 27, 2003 at 5:51 A.M.
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!