|Ok, I got one of these silly internet PPS shows that goes around that's claiming that on August 27, 2006, Mars will be very close to the Earth and that it will be very visible. I laughed at the statement towards the end that it would appear the size of the moon to the naked eye at 34 million miles.
Personally, I think that it was loaded with hogwash, bullspit, hooey, bologna and a variety of other spurious substances, but I was wondering what the real story is.
I will probably be on a mountain in a small town in a part of Taiwan with relatively low smog, and I was wondering if it might be worthwhile to actually grab the tripod and 2X TC and make the best of it to see what I can get.
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