You may have heard people talking about two moons this week...saying Mars will look so big, it's almost like a second moon. And you're thinking, how can that be? It can't.
It's an Internet hoax that has been passed around for years. Part of the appeal is that it's billed as a once in a lifetime thing...
Have you seen this post?
August 27 at 00:30 Lift up your eyes and look up at the night sky. On this night, the planet Mars will pass just 34.65 million miles from the earth. To the naked eye it looks like two of the moon above the ground! The next time Mars will be so close to the Earth as much as in 2287.
Share the news with your friends, because no one living on this earth has ever seen!"
Find out more....separating true science from science fiction/hoax, in this report from NBC NEWS.