Mars aligns with sun and earth

Posted at 10:41 PM, Apr 08, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-09 00:41:02-04

SALT LAKE CITY -- Every two years Mars reaches the point in its orbit when it lies directly opposite of the sun.

Meteorologist Brett Benson talks about the planet and the best times to see it in the night sky.

Watch video above.