Hubble's New View of Mars and Planets
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Music: "Season of Swag" by David Travis Edwards and Kenneth Barbee, Killer Tracks [BMI] and Soundcast Music [SESAC]
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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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center