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The planet Mars is closest to Earth every 26 months, and the next close approach is on November 30! What will you see on the surface of Mars? Find out by looking through the telescopes of the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society at Meadowbrook Park, behind the PrairiePlay Playground at the Windsor Rd. entrance.
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