Red Planet Mars is at its closest to Earth.
It won't get this close again for another 15 years in 2035.
You can see it in the east now and it will get higher and more southerly as the evening moves on.
Look for an incredibly bright reddish orange star like object. pic.twitter.com/a7IxWCJKf6
— VirtualAstro (@VirtualAstro) October 6, 2020