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Mars to Disappear Behind the Moon on February 18


The Moon will cover Mars for a period of time between a few moments up to an hour and a half, depending on your location.

The Moon will cover up Mars five times in 2020
  • The Moon will be moving leftward in the sky, toward Mars
  • The time of the occurrence vary on the basis of location
  • You may need binoculars to witness the event

If it's clear on the morning of Tuesday, February 18th, you could see Mars wink out as the Moon passes in front of the Red Planet in what is known as an occultation. The ...


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