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Re: [astronomy-121] wasnt mars supposed to be around in August?

From: Mike D
Sent on: Thursday, August 20, 2009 1:49 PM
Jawad,

You are probably reading a very exaggerated description of the 
opposition from Aug. 2003.

    http://www.snopes...­

Right now the best planet to see is probably Jupiter, which should be 
easy to pick out if you look towards the south at night time.

-Mike Durkin

Jawad wrote:
> I am currently vacationing in Asia and I dont see mars at all. From 
> what I read, mars was supposed to be the brightest object in the night 
> sky and even visible at daytime all over the world. Does anyone know 
> what happened? Is it visible in NYC?
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