The Celestial Phenomenon Happening Over Earth That You Can See From Illinois At Night

Whether or not you’re an astrologer, you may have heard about Mars opposition in the news lately. This rare event is notable because it makes the brightest spot in the sky (other than the moon) a planet rather than a star, and this article will explain why.

In context of it all, man really knows very little about space, but we do know some things about our own solar system. Check it out:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:

Next time you’re dreaming about actually being on Mars, check out these nine places in Illinois that will definitely make you feel like you’re on another planet.

Have you seen Mars lightning up our night sky? Share your photos with us below in the comments.