Hubble spies mystery plume on Mars

Hubble spies mystery plume on Mars

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16/02/2015 5:00 pm

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JPL/NASA/STScI

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A curious plume-like feature was observed on Mars on 17 May 1997 by the Hubble Space Telescope. It is similar to the features detected by amateur astronomers in 2012, although appeared in a different location.

The Hubble image is extracted from this publicly available image.

Full story: Mystery Mars plume baffles scientists

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