Mars closest to Earth on May 30 | EarthSky.org

This is a great time to take a look at Mars in the night sky! If you can find the constellation, Scorpio, which is one of the easiest to spot, Mars is just above it.

We passed between Mars and the sun 8 days ago, on May 22. Yet Mars is closest on May 30, 2016. Why?

Source: Mars closest to Earth on May 30 | EarthSky.org

Advertisements