Two Moons...this is cool!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Dawn419, Jul 30, 2007.

  1. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

    Apr 16, 2007
    Evening Shade, AR
    All our children and children's children should see this as it will never be again for any of us...........I for one can't wait.........on the calendar it goes!

    27th Aug the Whole World is waiting for!

    Planet Mars will be the brightest in the night sky starting August.

    It will look as large as the full moon to the naked eye. This will
    cultivate on Aug. 27 when Mars comes within 34.65M miles of earth.
    Be sure to watch the sky on Aug. 27 12:30 am. It will look like
    the earth has 2 moons. The next time Mars may come this close is in

    Share this with your friends as NO ONE ALIVE TODAY will ever see it
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    Didn't that happen a couple years ago? I remember we bought a telescope to see it. Maybe it was a different planet we looked at.
  3. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

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  4. eggcetra_farms

    eggcetra_farms Songster

    Jun 26, 2007
    San Antonio, TX
    If you got that in an email it's a hoax. Check out this site which explains the whole thing.
  5. barg

    barg Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    This was posted a couple weeks ago as well.
    If you ever see 2 moons going around the earth, you dont have long to live.
    It is not possible for mars to look as large as the moon in our sky.
    There has only been one time in the earths history when a planet looked as close to the earth as our moon and that was just before the collision that created the moon.

    However, there are times when we get closer to mars and that is a good time to get out your binoculars or telescope and check it out.

    Just look for the red star in the sky thats not in the orion constalation, thats usually the one [​IMG]

    Added, Jupiter has also been hanging around in the south lately and is also worth a look, if you get interested in planets. ( its the big one in the south, can't miss it)
    Last edited: Jul 31, 2007
  6. mlheran

    mlheran Songster

    Quote:[​IMG] Too true!
  7. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

    Apr 16, 2007
    Evening Shade, AR
    Quote:Thanx Aunt who sent me this yesterday, sent this e-mail today...

    "Sorry just found out . . . this is a hoax – go to Urban Legends ( and type in two moons in the search bar. Sorry."[​IMG]
  8. Wolfpacker

    Wolfpacker Songster

    Jul 7, 2007
    I'll bet some of those folks on that "You Might Be a Redneck . . . " thread have seen two moons - maybe even three or four!
  9. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

    Jul 5, 2007
    Sevier County, TN
    Quote:Us hillbillies see multiple moons any time plumbers or construction workers pass by. Why should a couple extra in the sky bother us [​IMG]
  10. chickiepoo

    chickiepoo Songster

    Jun 28, 2007
    coastal South Carolina
    Quote:Howled at a few as well!

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