When Was Mars Last This Close?

Jean Meeus

The Belgian astronomer Jean Meeus looks at Mars in 2003 and its last and future close approaches to earth.

This article originally appeared in the March 2003 issue of the Planetarian, the quarterly journal of the International Planetarium Society, and is copyrighted 2003 by the International Planetarium Society. You may print it for personal use and link to this web page from another web site, but the file may not be printed for distribution or reproduced in another web site without permission of the Executive Editor, Sharon Shanks.

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