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This Timelapse Shows the Ultra-Bright Mars Rising in the Night Sky

27 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Mars is brighter than it has been for 15 years this month, and it's so bright that you can shoot its reflection in the ocean. Felix Jäger of Austria shot this 30-second timelapse showing the uber-bright red planet rising into the sky from behind his house.
“The low light pollution of our small city lets the stars shine bright every evening,” Jäger writes .
“The timelapse itself is from my mom's balcony facing our local mountain, the Pfänder,” the photographer tells PetaPixel. “You can see a castle on top of the mountain too, right around the area where Mars pokes out from the back.”
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