Mars at Opposition

Pictures of the planet Mars taken with the recently refurbished Hubble Space Telescope (HST) will provide the most detailed global view of the red planet ever obtained from Earth.

Credit:

David Crisp and the WFPC2 Science Team (Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology)

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:opo9709b2
Type:Observation
Release date:20 March 1997, 15:00
Size:335 x 335 px

About the Object

Name:Mars
Type:• Solar System : Planet
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
433 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
554 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
R
763 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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