Comet Siding Spring / Mars Flyby

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Comet Siding Spring / Mars Flyby

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Hi All

If you haven't heard already, Comet Siding Spring will fly past Mars today at 18:28 GMT(19:28 BST) . It's going to be a very difficult target to view this historic event with Mars being very low in the South West by evening twilight. However, no fear..there will be a live webcast of the event from South Africa then Chile. Link below

http://www.mattastro...ing-spring.html

Happy viewing!
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Re: Comet Siding Spring / Mars Flyby

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Slooh is covering the event as well starting around 1900 BST.
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Re: Comet Siding Spring / Mars Flyby

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Here's an APOD of the encounter: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap141020.html .
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