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Mars-Bound Comet: Photos of Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring (Gallery)

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Hubble Space Telescope Spots Comet's Jets

Credit: ASA, ESA, and J.-Y. Li (Planetary Science Institute)
See photos and images of the Mars-bound comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring, which will buzz the Red Planet on Oct. 19, 2014. Comet Siding Spring was discovered…Read More »





in January 2013. Its pass through the inner solar system will be closely watched by Mars probes. Here: The images above show — before and after filtering — comet C/2013 A1, also known as Siding Spring, as captured by Wide Field Camera 3 on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Image released March 27, 2014. [Read the Full Story Behind this Photo]   Less «
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