Comet’s Close Encounter With Mars Yields New Insights Never Before Seen

This composite NASA Hubble Space Telescope Image captures the positions of comet Siding Spring and Mars in a never-before-seen close passage of a comet by the Red Planet, which happened at 2:…

Source: www.americaspace.com

Comet C/2013 came within just 87,000 miles of Mars at its closest approach, which is less than half the distance between Earth and our Moon

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