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

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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Sees Comet Siding Spring

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona
The Comet Siding Spring (C/2013 A1) made an extremely close - and ultra rare) - flyby of Mars on Oct. 19, 2014, coming within 87,000 miles of the Red Planet…Read More »

during the event. HERE: NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter took these images of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring on Oct. 19, 2014, when the comet made a close flyby of Mars and the spacecraft. Read the full story.

See more amazing photos of Comet Siding Spring from Mars and during its approach in this gallery.   Less «
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