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Mars-56million km closer to earth

  1. Jun 29, 2003 #1
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  3. Jun 30, 2003 #2

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  4. Jun 30, 2003 #3
    Yeah i guess you're right:smile:
    It'd be even better if Mars covered half the sky on earth:smile:
     
  5. Jul 10, 2003 #4
    Way cool! Thanks Draco!...

    Actually, Mars is missing half its crust (the northern half)... who knows what else flew off when it was bombarded with a few objects, some of which were over 100k in size... within the last 100,000 years. I would imagine that our sky was filled with the results of that explosion for a while, back then. Not as pretty as a nice close up look at her, mind you!

    So... does 56,000,000 km closer mean we can knock a year or so off the time it takes to get there???
     
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