Comet Siding Spring Makes a Close Call With Mars, Captured by Hubble

October 25, 2014 6:32 PM

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The comet Siding Spring passed nearly 87000 miles from Mars on October 19, which was captured by the Hubble Space Telescope and this helped in giving a composite image of this comet while it made a buzz past Mars as never seen so far.

This image combines the exposures taken amidst October 18 and late the next evening and also a separate image of Mars on the evening of October 18.

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