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Friday, August 15, 2003  

You all probably know this already, but Mars is closer to earth on Aug 27th than in the last 59,000 years.

If you figure a new generation every 20 years on average, that means that your Grandparents 2950-times removed were the last to see it this close.via

posted by Chimera | 10:53 AM

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