Bruce Murray Space Image Library

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

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

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