When does Mars align with earth?greenspun.com : LUSENET : Astronomical_Calculations : One Thread
Please tell me on what day of the month and approximate time Mars lines up with the Earth.I need to know for my science homework.Thank You,Ariana
-- Ariana Schultheis (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 27, 2001
You can always draw a straight line through two points, so Mars is always 'lines up' with Earth!
Do you mean 'when will Mars, Earth and the Sun line up togther'? If so, try a Web search on 'times of Mars opposition' and/or 'times of Mars conjunction' for your homework.
Good luck - this Web site is about calculating astronomical positions and quantities.
-- Keith Burnett (email@example.com), February 28, 2001.