Hubble's New View of Mars and Planets

  • Released Thursday, May 19th, 2016
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:48PM

The Hubble Space Telescope is more well known for its picturesque views of nebulae and galaxies, but it's also useful for studying our own planets, including Mars.

Hubble imaged Mars on May 12, 2016 - ten days before Mars would be on the exact opposite side of the Earth from the Sun.

View the full image release here: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/hubble-takes-mars-portrait-near-close-approach

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