October 1, 2022

An illustration of Mars seen from space.

Mars will soon give us its best view until 2031

Mars is coming, and if you have a telescope, you’ll want to make the most of this opportunity in the coming months. It will be a long time before you get another good chance.

And this fact is absolutely true: Marsthe only planet whose surface we can see in any detail from a landis now moving towards the best viewing location it will provide us until 2031. Diligent planetary observers are already beginning to equip their telescopes.