Close Approach of Mars

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

6 Oct 2020 to 13 Oct 2020 Biennial Event

Mars will be its closest for the next 18 months during October. There will be a viewing at the Federation-Adock disability telescope. Jupiter and Saturn will also be visible.

Late session only for Mars rising late. Masks mandatory. The evening will be cancelled if totally cloudy. A raincheck is available.



Event Dates

Biennial Event

6 Oct 2020 to 13 Oct 2020

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