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Mars grows bright

November 2009: November witnesses the start of the biennial Mars observing fenzy.
November 2009 Mars finder chart
The Red Planet returns to prominence this month, rising before midnight and gleaming in the morning sky.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly
November witnesses the start of the biennial Mars observing frenzy. The Red Planet brightens noticeably and becomes a fine object for viewing through a telescope after midnight.

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