Mars’ Close Approach 2018

Mars’ Close Approach 2018
Mars’ Close Approach 2018 Although Mars appeared brightest from July 27 to July 30, 2018 and its closest Close Approach or the point in Mars' orbit put it closest to Earth, was July 31, 2018, you’ve still got time to see the planet in the night sky for another couple of weeks. By mid-August, Mars will become fainter as Mars and Earth travel farther away from each other in their orbits around the Sun. NASA

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