NASA showed Mars with a record close distance

NASA показала Марс с рекордно близкого расстояния

NASA показала Марс с рекордно близкого расстояния

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The picture was taken by the Hubble space telescope.

Space telescope Hubble took a picture of Mars with a record close distance at what could only approach the planet. The image was published by NASA.

The image was acquired may 12, and its resolution is 50 kilometres per pixel. The image shows clouds and polar caps of Mars.

In the center of the photograph depicts the orange area, which is an Arab land – a hill, which reaches in its diameter of 4.5 thousand kilometers.

On Mars found traces of boiling water

This locality is one of the oldest on the planet, it is dotted with numerous craters and channels.

NASA notes that on the hemisphere of the red planet was carried out several missions, particularly Viking 1 (1976) and Mars Pathfinder (1997), and currently, the planet continues to explore the Opportunity Rover.

Earlier it was reported that Curiosity has shown the billions of years of formation of Mars.

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