Planet Mars gets close to Earth

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Foto captada desde Aguadilla que muestra detalles de la superficie de Marte, entre ellos el hielo en el polo norte, mientras que cerca del centro se aprecia una zona conocida como Sinus Sabaeus. (Efraín Morales / Sociedad de Astronomía del Caribe).

One of the astronomic events of the year will be the closeness between Mars and Earth on their respective orbits. Although Mars will only appear to be brigher than usual to the naked eye, this closeness will allow observers to view details on the Planet Mars, such as ice on the north pole, through their telescopes. 

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