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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Image Shows Comet Nucleus is Small

These images were taken of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Oct. 19, 2014, during the comet's close flyby of Mars and the spacecraft.

New High Resolution Imagery of Comet 67P/C-G

A four-image NAVCAM montage comprises images taken on 18 October from a distance of 9.8 km from the centre of comet 67P/C-G - about 7.8 km from the surface.

New High Resolution Imagery of Comet 67P/C-G

A four-image NAVCAM montage comprises images taken on 18 October from a distance of 9.8 km from the centre of comet 67P/C-G - about 7.8 km from the surface.

Measuring Earth’s Albedo

Measuring Earth’s Albedo
The global picture of how Earth reflects sunlight is a muddle, though several regional trends emerge.

How is Apple Pay different from other phone payment schemes? (+video)

Apple Pay will allow iPhones to act like credit cards, easing the way to a wallet-less future. What can Apple learn from past payment plans?

IRIS: Explosionen auf kühler Sonnenoberfläche
Auf der Sonne geht es turbulenter zu, als man bislang angenommen hatte: An manchen Stellen der Photosphäre staut sich offenbar magnetische Energie auf und entlädt sich innerhalb weniger Minuten in Temperaturausbrüchen von bis zu 100.000 Grad. Diese kurzlebigen Hitzenester entdeckten Forscher jetzt mithilfe des Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) der NASA. (20. Oktober 2014)
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Image Shows Comet Nucleus is Small

These images were taken of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Oct. 19, 2014, during the comet's close flyby of Mars and the spacecraft.

New High Resolution Imagery of Comet 67P/C-G

A four-image NAVCAM montage comprises images taken on 18 October from a distance of 9.8 km from the centre of comet 67P/C-G - about 7.8 km from the surface.

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All three NASA orbiters around Mars confirmed their healthy status Sunday after each took shelter behind Mars during a period of risk from dust released by a passing comet.
Opportunity Views Comet Near Mars
Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity captured images of a comet passing much closer to Mars than any previous known comet flyby of Earth or Mars. The images of comet Siding Spring were taken against a backdrop of the pre-dawn Martian sky on Sunday (Oct. 19).
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