Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Colliding Atmospheres: Mars vs Comet Siding Spring

Source - NASA Science News for August 12, 2014

Comet Siding Spring is about to fly historically close to Mars. The encounter could spark Martian auroras, a meteor shower, and other unpredictable effects. Whatever happens, NASA's fleet of Mars satellites will have a ringside seat.

The complete article can be found here: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2014/12aug_marscomet/

A companion video is posted below and can also be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2R4yj7DtQbM&feature=youtu.be

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