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Solar system
Mars Portrait 2016
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Photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

Bright clouds, frosty polar caps, and a vivid, rust-colored landscape reveal Mars to be a dynamic seasonal planet in this Hubble Space Telescope image taken in May 2016.

Facts of interest about the image

The text details the planet's visible features, including Arabia Terra, the Hellas impact basin, and Syrtis Major.

Related materials

HubbleSite press release: "Hubble Takes Mars Portrait Near Close Approach"

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