NASA announcement: Mars to reach closest point to earth in 15 years for THIS reason
6/17/2018 9:08 PM EST
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Yet the orbits of both planets are slightly tilted, and follow different paths.
Giant planets including Jupiter exert a gravitational pull on other celestial bodies such as Mars, which affects the orbits of different planets.
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