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Mars in opposition 2016 (annotated version)

Date: 19 May 2016
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Copyright: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), J. Bell (ASU), and M. Wolff (Space Science Institute)

This image shows our neighbouring planet Mars, as it was observed shortly before opposition in 2016 by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

Some prominent features on the surface of the planet have been annotated.


Last Update: 19 May 2016

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