10/26/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Mars Moon Hoax Claims 2 Moons Will Appear In The Sky

Mars will not be the same size as the moon on Friday -- it's a heavenly hoax.

An email is making the rounds describing a once-in-a-lifetime event in the night sky on Friday. It says Mars will be 56 million kilometres away, making it seem like the Earth has two moons.

But don't be fooled, astronomers say.

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