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Mars Is Going To Be Bright AF Tonight So Look Up

A good opportunity to scope out your new space home.

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Because of that Mars will be lit up by the sun, NASA says, making it the brightest celestial object tonight – if you're lucky enough to have a clear sky over your head.

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Even though Mars will be visible with the naked eye, it will probably just look like a particularly bright star. If you can get your hands on a telescope, or even a strong pair of binoculars, you might be able to scope out some good land to build your new space house on.

Ema O'Connor is a politics reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC.

Contact Ema O'Connor at ema.oconnor@buzzfeed.com.

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