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Orlando, FL Mars sighting!

Discussion in 'South East Regional Discussion' started by Sabacc, Aug 26, 2003.

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  1. Sabacc

    Sabacc Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Just in case somebody missed the news, and is interested, Mars is making it's closest approach to the Earth in 57,000 years at 5:51 a.m today (Wednesday) and will be the bright center of the firmament for another week.

    Here's a link to one of the many articles written about it lately.
    http://space.com/scienceastronomy/mars_history_030826.html
     
  2. Q99213

    Q99213 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Nov 3, 2001
    I've got my telescope all dusted off :D
     
  3. Ruckus

    Ruckus Jedi Master star 3

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    Apr 2, 2002
    I saws it! I saws it! It was all darn pretty!
     
  4. JediRecon

    JediRecon Jedi Youngling

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    Dec 4, 2002
    Yeah, I saw it with my fiancee. We went with Ia and her significant other. The UCF telescope had an awesome view of it. Incredible.
     
  5. Ia-Bou

    Ia-Bou Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Jul 15, 2001
    Spencer!! long time no see!!!

     
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