Siding Spring comet to zoom past Mars this Weekend

October 18, 2014 10:59 AM

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Siding Spring comet to zoom past Mars this Weekend

Comet Siding Spring will zoom past Mars this weekend. Researchers are all geared up to observe in detail this flyby by making use of the fleet of spacecraft at Mars.

Researchers plan to study the comet and also look out for any effects that it causes on thin atmosphere of the red planet. Their basic aim behind doing so is to gather some key insights about the Red Planet as well as the early days of the solar system.

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