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What time and day are we suppose to see the 2 moons at once? Is it tonight(8/27) at 12:00 AM ? I heard that we will not be able to see them again together, until the year 2087 or 2287! (wasn't sure on the year) Not my life time anyway.

Posted August 27, 2007 10:12 a.m. EDT

MIKE MOSS SAYS:       Susan, and a few others who wrote to ask about Mars and the Moon. There is an e-mail hoax that makes the rounds about every year on this subject. You can read the details at the Snopes Urban Legends web site, a good place to check on the legitimacy of any widespread e-mails that makes rather extraordinary claims similar to this one. Here's the address: