Mars 2020 opposition

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In October 2020 Mars will be roughly the closest it gets to Earth. This close approach is call an “opposition” and means that the Earth and Mars are on the same side of the Sun. This happens about once every two years. Here’s a great and detailed overview of this event.  

THE 2020-2021 PERIHELIC APPARITION OF MARS By: Jeffrey D. Beish (08-NOV-2016)  

Source: www.alpo-astronomy.org/jbeish/2020_MARS.htm

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