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Mars and the Moon meet at night, as the Red Planet approaches Earth – Sprout Wired

Mars and the Moon meet in the night sky, as the Red Planet reaches its closest approach to Earth in years.Mars and Moon will meet at 11:30 a.m. on

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Mars and the Moon are set to perform tonight to show that it is out of this world.
The Red Planet is approaching Earth in its closest approach, and as the Moon’s orbit rises, the two will be seen hanging close to each other in the night sky.
The combination will begin at 11:35 pm on Friday, October 2, with close access shortly after midnight.
Both will appear in the east, but then move west as the night progresses and at about 2 a.m. ET, the pair will cross their highest point in the southern…

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