MN Planetarium Society
I Marveled at Mars
Aug 27, 2003

Over 1000 people Marveled at Mars...

Having coffee with Mars in the early morning sky!
From 4:00 am until dawn on the 27th,. the "I Marveled at Mars....' observing event was the ONLY time that Mars be "slightly" closer to Earth than anytime in recorded history! Never again in your lifetime will the red planet be so spectacular since the next closer approach will not occur for another 300 years!

This event included:

Where:
Meet at the corner of Maple and Harmon Place, next to MCTC and Loring Park, near Joe's Garage Restaurant, from 4:00am until dawn.

Images shot on Wed. Aug 27th, 2003.
Shot with a Sony DCR-TVR350

(Click on any thumbnail to see a larger 640x480 JPEG image)

4am Crowd

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4am Crowd

FREE Coffee from Joe's

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4:16am Crowd

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TV New Crew shots

TV New Crew shots

TV New Crew shots

TV New Crew shots

TV New Crew shots

TV New Crew shots

TV New Crew shots

5:54 AM Crowds

5:54 AM Crowds

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5:54 AM Crowds

KARE-11 TV New Crew shots

FREE Coffee from Joe's

6am crowd shots

6am crowd shots

Mars Mobile Sign

Inside Mars Mobile

Mars Meteorites

Mars Meteorites

Mars Meteorites

Sojourner Rover model Inside Mars Mobile

Inside Mars Mobile

New Logos Inside Mars Mobile

Minnesota Planetarium Logo #1

Minnesota Planetarium Logo #2

Minnesota Planetarium Logo #3

Minnesota Planetarium Logo #4

Looking at Mars Rocks

Mars Globes Inside Mars Mobile

WCCO/CBS 4 TV New Crew shots

FOX 9 TV New Crew &
MN Planetarium Director Robert Bonadurer

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Event Certificate

Ben Huset
Minnesota Planetarium Society Member

Photos by Ben Huset

Last revision Aug 27, 2003
by Ben

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