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Comet Siding Spring at Mars (post-encounter artwork by Don Davis)

Comet Siding Spring at Mars (post-encounter artwork by Don Davis)

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Comet Siding Spring at Mars (post-encounter artwork by Don Davis)
Comet Siding Spring passed very close by Mars but was only a relatively dim target. But it would appear brighter in the geometry pictured in this artwork, with the Sun lighting up the dust in the comet's coma and tail.

© This image is copyrighted with all rights reserved. Do not reuse in any way without permission. Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Don Davis

Original image data dated on or about October 19, 2014

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