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Hubble Images Mars Near Closest Approach

Astro Imaging
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope took this snapshot of Mars 11 hoursbefore the planet made its closest approach to Earth. The two planetsare 34,648,840 miles (55,760,220 km) apart. This image was made from aseries of exposures taken between 6:20 p.m. and 7:12 p.m. EDT Aug. 26with Hubble's Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2.

Check out the full size image in the Photo Gallery here.

Contributed originally by AOAS Member Dale Hall.
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Hubble Images Mars Near Closest Approach
Authored by: R Parks onThursday, August 28 2003 @ 12:26 pm EDT
Thanks for posting this picture! It is now my new computer background.

R Parks
Alma, AR

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