Mars grows bright
November 2009: November witnesses the start of the biennial Mars observing fenzy.
September 28, 2009
November witnesses the start of the biennial Mars observing frenzy. The Red Planet brightens noticeably and becomes a fine object for viewing through a telescope after midnight.
The Red Planet returns to prominence this month, rising before midnight and gleaming in the morning sky.
Photo by Astronomy: Roen Kelly
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