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Science Mars to come so close to Earth you could almost touch it

Assuming you had 57.4 million-mile long arms, that is.

By Joe RaoSPACE.com Skywatching Columnist / April 14, 2014

Science@NASA

A huge night for stargazers is nearly here: On Monday evening (April 14), Mars will make its closest approach to Earth in six years, just ahead of a total eclipse of the moon.