PIA18612: View of Comet Siding Spring from Southern Hemisphere (Artist's Concept)
 Target Name:  Mars
 Product Size:  1000 x 1000 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
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Comet Siding Spring will have a close approach to Mars on Oct. 19, 2014. This artist's concept shows people in the Southern Hemisphere where to look for Mars in the night sky. Mars and the comet may be visible with binoculars.

JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, manages the NASA's Mars Exploration Program for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington. For more information about the flyby of Mars by comet Siding Spring, visit http://mars.nasa.gov/comets/sidingspring/.

For more about the Mars Exploration Program, visit http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov.

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