Mars at Opposition 1995 (Tharsis Region)

This Hubble Space Telescope view of the planet Mars is the clearest picture ever taken from Earth, surpassed only by close-up shots sent back by visiting space probes. The picture was taken on February 25, 1995, when Mars was at a distance of approximately 65 million miles (103 million km) from Earth.

Credit:

Philip James (University of Toledo), Steven Lee (University of Colorado), NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
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Id:opo9516c
Type:Observation
Release date:21 March 1995, 20:00
Size:800 x 800 px

About the Object

Name:Mars, Tharsis Region
Type:• Solar System : Planet
• Solar System : Planet : Feature : Surface : Volcanic
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