The Planet Mars will be the brightest in the night sky in month of August.
The Planet Mars will be the brightest in the night sky in August of 2005. It will look as large as the full moon to the naked eye. This will culminate on August 27 when Mars comes within 35 million miles of earth. Be sure to watch the sky on August 27, 2005 12:30 am. It will look like earth has two moons. It will not happen again until 2287. To learn more go to The Planet Mars