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Mars' Closest Approach


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Highland Road Park Observatory
13800 Highland Rd 70810 Baton Rouge United States
Mars' Closest Approach
Highland Road Park Observatory
Monday, May 30
8 p.m.-noon

On May 30, Mars will be much closer to the earth than usual and HRPO is opening to celebrate. Join us at the Observatory for a viewing of Red Planet over three times larger and over 15 times brighter than it appeared last December!

Planet viewing times for tonight:
Jupiter, 8:30pm to 11:30pm
Mars (low magnification), 8:30pm to midnight
Saturn, begins anywhere from 9:30pm to 11:15pm based on crowd size; runs until midnight
Mars (high magnification), 10pm to midnight

Visit the link below for more information and rules for viewing:
http://hrpo.lsu.edu/programs/special2.html

Read more from NASA: http://mars.nasa.gov/allaboutmars/nightsky/mars-close-approach/

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