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The Opposition of Mars - NASA Science
Earth and Mars are converging for a close encounter in April, an event astronomers call "the opposition of Mars."

Mars Oppositions (SEDS) - Spider's Homepage
Mars Oppositions Mars Oppositions occur when planet Earth, on its inner orbit, passes between the Sun and planet Mars. Because of the orbits of the two planets, this ...

Mars Opposition - Mars Exploration Program
Mars Opposition is a time when Mars, Earth & the Sun line up in space. Mars opposition occurs when Earth overtakes Mars in their orbits around the Sun.

Mars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System, after Mercury. Named after the Roman god of war, it is often referred to as ...

Mars Oppositions from 2012 to 2027 - Naked eye
Oppositions of Mars by Martin J Powell. Whenever a superior planet reaches opposition, it is positioned directly opposite the Sun in the Earth's sky (i.e. its solar ...

The Oppositions of Mars - Courtney Seligman
A discussion of the orbital motion of Mars relative to the Earth and Sun, and how that affects the dates and distances of oppositions and closest approaches of the ...

Mars Opposition Season 2014: Images From Around the World
Even near opposition, Mars presents a challenge to observers. In 2014, Mars only reaches 15 arc seconds maximum in apparent size, a far cry from its 25? appearance ...

Earth, Mars and the Sun Align in Rare Cosmic Event Tuesday
On Tuesday (April 8), Mars will be directly opposite the sun in Earth's sky during what's known as an 'opposition.'

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