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Mars- This image was taken within minutes of Mars' closest approach to Earth in 60,000 years, on Aug. 27, 2003. In this picture, the red planet is 34,647,420 miles (55,757,930 km) from Earth.

Mars Dust Storm Brews in Hellas Basin and Northern Polar Cap Credit: NASA, James Bell (Cornell Univ.), Michael Wolff (Space Science Inst.), and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)


Hubble Telescope Captures Incredible Up-Close View of Mars

"During May Earth and Mars are closer to each other than at any time in the last ten years. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has exploited this special positioning to catch a new image of our red neighbour, showing some of its famous surface features."

Colossal Polar Cyclone on Mars Credit: Jim Bell (Cornell U.), Steve Lee (U. Colorado), Mike Wolff (SSI), and NASA

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Spinning Mercury: Nasa reveal stunning animation showing giant craters on the planet's surface

Mercury: The images were created using a mosaic of pictures from Nasa's messenger spacecraft, which were then combined to create a video 'flyby' of the planet. 2013