Hubble Space Telescope's New Photos of 'Cloudy' Mars Released by NASA

May 23, 2016 9:18 AM

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During the Mars Opposition, the Earth and the red planet will orbit near each other. This event gives scientists the opportunity to get high definition photographs of Mars. But before the opposition happened today, NASA released new stunning photos of Mars with visible clouds around it. The photos were taken by the Hubble Space Telescope as the planet approached the Earth.

The Hubble Space Telescope is now specifically focused on Mars. Later today, Mars will be closest to Earth in a phenomenon called Mars opposition. Because of the approach, the telescope was able to get stunning photographs of Mars. In the photos, clouds were clearly visible sprawled throughout the r...

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