[Vision2020] Mars: Red Planet of War

Dale Courtney dale@courtneys.us
Fri, 1 Aug 2003 14:25:25 -0700

> By the last week in August the sun will set earlier and Mars 
> should be in position for good viewing before midnight, so 
> viewing Mars will not mean staying up too late.  It is so 
> bright NOW it cannot be mistaken for anything else in the 
> sky, unless someone does not know about Mars close approach, 
> and instead sees a saucer with little green men.

For those who may not know where to look, you can see where Mars is located
in this free sky map (wonderful astronomy site!): 

Does anyone know if UI or WSU will be offering viewing opportunities on with
any of their equipment on 27 Aug?