Hubble Space Telescope photo of Mars taken when the planet was 50 million miles from Earth on May 12, 2016.
Credits: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), J. Bell (ASU), and M. Wolff (Space Science Institute)
On the 22nd of May, Mars Reaches opposition with Earth – this is where it reaches it’s closest point with us. Hubble wille be taking a few snaps to take advantage of this:
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